WEDNESDAY WISDOM; 3/20/19

Published Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by Tifinie

  Food 4 Thought    “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.”  -Henry Ford               Just like how salmon swim up stream, life is often a struggle as sometimes things appear to always be going against you.  Just like an airplane, however, an individual can soar in their life as soon as all that is pushing against them is beneath them.      Valuable Vocab Practicing your vocabulary words can be overwhelming.  However, if you follow… Continue Reading

TUESDAY TIPS; 3/19/19

Published Tuesday, March 19, 2019 by Tifinie

JOIN A TEAM Joining a team is a rewarding experience as teamwork can teach you multiple skills that will make your life richer.  It can teach you how to be a leader, follow directions, be accountable, and how to work with others to achieve a common goal.  Plus, many people who join a team end up building lifelong friendships with the people they meet.   Teamwork teaches you how to problem solve and find common ground with others when you don’t necessarily see eye-to-eye.  Conflicts are bound to happen on a team at one point… Continue Reading

TUESDAY TIPS; 3/12/19

Published Tuesday, March 12, 2019 by Tifinie

  THE OPTIONAL ESSAY The most recent breakdown of the SAT contains an optional essay section at the end.  This essay is not required by The College Board nor by many colleges, but some colleges do require an essay submission with the SAT for admission. Students are given a total of 50 minutes to work on their essay during the exam.  They are given a prompt and asked to analyze the strategies used by the author during the passage in order to persuade their audience a certain way.  The essay demonstrates how well a student… Continue Reading

TUESDAY TIPS; 2/26/19

Published Tuesday, February 26, 2019 by Tifinie

TRY DIFFERENT THINGS When you are registering for next year’s classes, consider signing up for classes that you wouldn’t normally sign up for.  For example, if you normally take academic classes, then try signing up for a sports team or a drama class.  If you tend to feel strongest in sports, consider taking a music or cooking class.  Learning about the same topics year after year can get redundant and eventually will be uninspiring.  If you take a chance to learn something new, however, it will be challenging and exciting as you feel yourself growing. … Continue Reading

TUESDAY TIPS; 2/12/19

Published Tuesday, February 12, 2019 by Tifinie

VOLUNTEER Volunteering is a great way to broaden your horizons and can be rewarding in many ways.  Donating your time is free and can go towards really benefitting others that need a helping hand.  Often times we don’t think about the struggles of life until we are knee-deep in them, but eventually we all need some kind of help at some point in our lives.  With that in mind, be proactive and help others sooner rather than later if you can. By choosing to be a volunteer, you are opening the door to changing other… Continue Reading


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