Published Tuesday, April 30, 2019 by Tifinie

WHEN TO START PICKING OUT A COLLEGE?   Every student’s journey is different, but there are some guidelines that can help every student prepare for taking the college leap.  First of all, it is never too early to start preparing.  As long as a student has the desire to go to college, they can start looking into the different colleges to choose from.  There are over 5,000 colleges nationwide and tens of thousands of colleges worldwide.  Sorting through all of those will take a ton of time, so why not start early?  Some of that… Continue Reading


Published Monday, April 29, 2019 by Tifinie

  Practice your math skills regularly by solving the Math Madness Quiz Questions and keep them strong enough to ace your college admissions exams!   MATH MADNESS QUIZ QUESTION     The 7th term in a geometric sequence is 1458.  The first term in the sequence is 2.  What is the 10th term?   A) 13,122 B) 118,098 C) 4,374 D) 39,366 E) None of the above   Stay tuned next week for the solution!         PREVIOUS MATH MADNESS SOLUTION(S)   Solution for the last Math Madness question; 4/22/19:  C)  14  … Continue Reading

EXCEL AT A GLANCE; 4/26/19 – 5/2/19

Published Thursday, April 25, 2019 by Tifinie

High school students:  Sign up for our upcoming SAT, ACT, and SAT Subject courses!  We are offering a variety of courses this spring and summer that will help you increase your college admission test scores.  Now is the perfect time to start preparing for next fall’s exams! Our SAT and ACT classroom courses are generally 4 weeks long and come with 6 months of access to our Exam Club library of practice tests for free.  Our SAT course also includes 6 group tutorial sessions after the course is over – each focusing on one topic… Continue Reading


Published Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by Tifinie

  FOOD 4 THOUGHT   It is important to take a step back and reflect once in a while.  Enjoy this quote and see if you can find a way to relate it to your life.     “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision”  -Helen Keller     At the age of 19 months, Helen Keller became severely sick and lost her abilities to see and hear.  She grew up in a scary world that she couldn’t understand anymore.  People around her were able to interact with the… Continue Reading


Published Tuesday, April 23, 2019 by Tifinie

  WHAT IS SO SPECIAL ABOUT AP?     AP stands for Advanced Placement, which is a term used for high school courses that teach at a college level.  AP classes are taught in high school, but the level of information and skills that the students learn in those classes is comparable to the level taught in college courses.  These classes are designed for high school students that demonstrate the capability to understand details of a subject beyond the high school expectations.   For example, if a student takes a chemistry course at their high school,… Continue Reading

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