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 Monday, January 14, 2019 by Tifinie

Regular practice will keep your math skills always at their best. Continue to keep your math skills strong by practicing this week’s brain buster from Algebra. A car salesman, eager to make a deal, agrees to sell a car for an additional 15% off of the sale price, which is at 7%. The car is originally priced at $32,000.  At what price did the buyer make a deal?    A) $25,296 B) $29,760 C) $27,200 D) $24,960 E) None of the above     *BONUS QUESTION:  Which of the following would be effective for finding… Continue Reading

EXCEL AT A GLANCE; 1/11/19 – 1/17/19

Published Thursday, January 10, 2019 by Tifinie

  College-entrance exam dates are just around the corner with the ACT coming up first on February 9th.  Be sure to register by Friday, January 11th if you’re interested in taking the ACT in February and don’t want to pay a late registration fee – you will have two other chances to take it before the school year ends.   If you don’t know which tests you should take, consult the school you are interested in applying to and see what exams they require for admission. The SAT is the traditional exam and most schools will… Continue Reading


Published Wednesday, January 9, 2019 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.   “Minds are like parachutes – they only function when open.” -Thomas Dewar   It is easy to get caught up in the details of life and lose sight of the possibilities. By stepping back and broadening your horizons, the universe will seem limitless.  Our world is what we make of it and if we begin narrowing our perspective we end up understanding… Continue Reading


Published Tuesday, January 8, 2019 by Tifinie

THE THINGS NO ONE WILL TEACH YOU ABOUT IN LIFE There are many things in life that people won’t come outright and teach you, like how to get a good deal on a car or pay your taxes. Some of the most important lessons that you’ll need to learn in life aren’t things that will be taught in a class or told to you on day one of your new job.  You will need to learn to be proactive about your life and take the responsibility on yourself to develop skills you will need to… Continue Reading

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