Published Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by Tifinie

  FOOD 4 THOUGHT   It’s 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.   “Education is one thing no one can take away from you.”  -BB King   BB King was an American blues singer and songwriter.  He also knew how to play instruments including an electric guitar and used his knowledge of music to inspire the world.  His passion required dedication and other aspects of his life suffered as a result, but… 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, April 16, 2019 by Tifinie

  TODAY’S TIP TOPIC:  PICKING A COLLEGE   Start by getting familiar with your options.  Explore the websites of as many colleges and universities that you can.  Look at all of the information they display on their various pages and really get a feel for the energy of the school.  Is this a place that excites you?  Do you feel like you will fit in?  Are there special aspects, like a campus club, sports team, or teachers, that interest you?  Can you picture yourself a part of that campus community?   Let the different paths… Continue Reading

How Much Longer? Summer Vacation for Juniors and Seniors

Published Monday, May 19, 2014 by Richard Hong

This one is for the rising juniors and seniors. You’ve gone through your share of high school already and you just want to enjoy your summer break. I get it, and you’ve earned your slice of fun. However, this summer is an opportunity for you to get ready for applying to college later down the road or even upcoming semester.  Here I’ll list some suggestions: More Studying: Yeah yeah, this is not an ideal way to spend your carefree summer. But guess what, life doesn’t stop and neither should you in your pursuit of getting… Continue Reading

Free At Last…. Now What?

Published Wednesday, May 14, 2014 by Richard Hong

Congratulations on graduating from high school and kudos on entering college in the upcoming fall semester! You now have two months of peaceful catch-ups and socializing to make up for the grueling months of studying you’ve just endured. However, there are ways to prepare even further for college that won’t take up all of your summer vacation to consider: Summer classes: I get it; you’ve just endured months of studying so why would you want to dive right back in? Every college will have certain elective credits that are necessary to pass in order to… Continue Reading

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