Published Tuesday, May 21, 2019 by Tifinie

  WHY TAKE AN SAT SUBJECT TEST?     The SAT and the ACT are popular college admission exams, but how many students know how to use the SAT Subject Exams as a tool to impress colleges?   The SAT Subject exams test a student’s high school-level of knowledge in a particular topic.  Topics include, but are not limited to the following:   Math: Level 1 and Level 2 Sciences: Chemistry, Biology, Physics History: S. History and World History Literature English Foreign Languages including: French, Spanish, Italian, German, Korean, Chinese, Japanese, Modern Hebrew, and Latin… Continue Reading


Published Tuesday, May 14, 2019 by Tifinie

  HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT EXAM CLUB SESSIONS:  SAT Subject and AP Exams               Exam Club sessions are long enough for students to take AP and SAT Subject tests comfortably and possibly have time left over.  In fact, students have enough time to complete an exam and also review the answers afterwards.  If you’re taking one of these exams during Exam Club, it’s a good idea to:   COME TO EXAM CLUB ON TIME. There are a limited number of these exams and the majority of students interested in taking these practice… Continue Reading


Published Tuesday, May 7, 2019 by Tifinie

    JUST BREATHE     You might already think you know how to breathe, but do you really?  Often times, a bad presentation or interview can be caused by the loss of control of the rhythm of one’s breath.  It’s what keeps our voice steady and empowered to speak with confidence; and when our confidence is threatened, we tend to start breathing high in our chest and tightening our diaphragms, restricting our ability to take deep breaths and resulting in short, choppy sentences.  This can be prevented with breathing exercises that encourage natural breathing… Continue Reading


Published Tuesday, January 15, 2019 by Tifinie

  HAVING HIGH STANDARDS “Your menu, my standards!” A phrase shouted out by Chef Gordon Ramsay to everyone in his kitchen. Those that know who Chef Gordon Ramsay is know how high his standards are.  He is constantly pushing chefs to be quicker, smarter, and all-around better than they’ve accepted themselves to be.  Ramsay places the bar high and doesn’t move it for anyone.  As a result, he has developed a reputation as a king in the kitchen.  People travel far and wide to taste his food, dine in his restaurants, and work in his… Continue Reading


Published Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by Tifinie

  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.   “Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”  -John Wooden   John Wooden was an athlete who played as a guard for the Purdue Boilermakers’ college basketball team in Indiana between 1929 and 1932. He then moved on to be a memorable coach for 29 years at UCLA and Indiana State as he became the first person to… Continue Reading

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