TUESDAY TIPS; 11/20/18

Published Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by Tifinie

  AVOID PROCRASTINATION We have all been there, watching the clock as it ticks down to our deadline, knowing we are running out of time.  What do I do now?  As the last seconds of time turn to dust you reflect on your incomplete project feeling defeated. When you have run out of time to do something then the best that you can offer is what you have and you must chalk that one up as a lesson in life.  Wouldn’t it be so much better to feel accomplished instead? When faced with a challenge you… Continue Reading

WEDNESDAY WISDOM; 11/14/18

Published Wednesday, November 14, 2018 by Tifinie

  “Believe in yourself.  You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine.”  -Roy T. Bennett Roy T. Bennett is the author of The Light in the Heart.  He strives to be a motivational influence in society, sharing his positive and creative thinking to all who are interested.  He desires to encourage others to believe in themselves by producing work that inspires people to become the best that they can.   WORD OF THE WEEK:  Diaphanous  (adj.) DEFINITION:  of a texture that is translucent, light, or delicate… Continue Reading

SAT Essay Revision: What Should I Do?

Published Friday, June 27, 2014 by Richard Hong

As mentioned in the previous blog, the SAT will have a revision to make the essay portion optional. With that being said, I still urge you to learn how to create a persuasive essay, even if the scoring isn’t mandatory. For one, the essay is optional but opted for so that you can show perspective colleges your ability to write well and persuasively. The prompts will no longer be generic to which students can use the same formula to respond to. Instead, they will be prompts that require the students to analyze and provide evidence… Continue Reading

The College Personal Statement

Published Thursday, September 12, 2013 by Nicolette

Applying for college can be a dehumanizing process. You see yourself reduced to a number: a GPA, a class rank, years spent in Debate club. Even more discouraging is to see how your numbers fall short of others. That is why the personal statement is such an important part of the college application. When reading your essay, the admissions officers aren’t looking to see how your numbers stack up. They want to know about the unique qualities that only you have. Because, trust me, you have them. In many cases, the personal statement is the… Continue Reading

Private Colleges of California Part 3

Published Friday, June 3, 2011 by Tarang

You would think after part 2 that we would have exhausted the colleges in the golden state, but your options still remain afloat. California seems to churn out as many college students as corporate America seems to outsource. This state’s large amount of opportunities, though, give California grads the upper edge. A college degree is the biggest asset in today’s job market. And so we continue with the colleges in California that can provide you with a quality education. 1. University of San Diego– San Diego, CA Admissions Data (2010): Percent of Applicants Admitted: 51%… Continue Reading


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