Movies go nerd!

Published Friday, March 18, 2011 by Tarang

As a high school student, you must be tired of studying all the time. You must be waiting for Friday: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CD2LRROpph0 Jokes aside, check out some new movies which will get you thinking: Source Code derives its name from text written in computer programming language. While the movie probably doesn’t explore computer programming language in-depth, hopefully it will be a good influence on your watching experience. The movie allows the viewer to explore ideas of time travel and technology. The Adjustment Bureau explores concepts of fate, free will, religion, and politics. Get your brain reeling… Continue Reading

Facebook Competition!

Published Tuesday, March 15, 2011 by Tarang

Hello all students! Are you ready to win some awesome prizes? Dying to express yourself on the internet? Just follow these simple rules and get entered into Excel Test’s Facebook Competition: 1. Subscribe to www.facebook.com/exceltestprep (if you haven’t already done so) 2. The competition is open from today 3/15/2011 to 3/31/2011. Winner will be decided by the first week of April. 3. Write on the Excel Test Prep Facebook wall: a haiku about SATs and SAT prep. It needs to be funny, clever, poetic, and basically awesome. Make sure to head your wall post by… Continue Reading

The Night Before

Published Thursday, March 10, 2011 by Tarang

Sleep is a fickle thing. Some of us find it when we are least expecting it; often encountering this whimsical friend in the middle of the day. Some of us enjoy it for the maximum number of hours we get. Some of us do not want it as it impedes on our fun and frolic. Finally, some of us desperately crave it but are unable to get it because our brains are filled with thoughts and worries. This may be you, kiddies, on the night of March 11th. March 12th is the day you will… Continue Reading

Brainercise Part 2 Answers

Published Thursday, March 10, 2011 by Tarang

Here are the answers to the brainercises. I hope you got them all right! We’ll start off with the one that was corrected. 4. Correct version:You have 100 balls divided evenly into ten boxes (ten balls in each box). One of the boxes contains balls that are 1.5 grams lighter than the balls in the other boxes. You are given a digital weigh balance. How do you figure out which of the ten boxes contains the balls that are 1.5 grams less by using the balance only once– you can only take one digital reading. (Note: The… Continue Reading

Brainercises Part 2

Published Wednesday, March 9, 2011 by Tarang

It seems that I can never word this one brain teaser correctly but here it is in all its glory finally. It is number 4 from last time: 4. Correct version:You have 100 balls divided evenly into ten boxes (ten balls in each box). One of the boxes contains balls that are 1.5 grams lighter than the balls in the other boxes. You are given a digital weigh balance. How do you figure out which of the ten boxes contains the balls that are 1.5 grams less by using the balance only once– you can… Continue Reading


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