2400 = $10,000

Published Thursday, August 19, 2010 by Dave

Rishi Sharma is all smiles. You would be too if you just learned you got a 2400 on the SAT, more so if your score earned you a $1,000 Excel Scholarship.

But the real reason Rishi is smiling is because his parents agreed to lend him $10,000 to invest (and keep what he earns) if he got a perfect score; quite an incentive for someone who plans to study economics.

We asked the St. Francis High School senior a few questions about how he prepared for the test and what advice he might have for those taking the Excel course (or thinking of taking it)…

In what way did the Excel course help?

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… on endurance, and paying attention …

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… on psyching himself up …

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… and on his special incentive …

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