Financing your Education

Published Monday, February 14, 2011 by Tarang

It’s a cold February morning here in Fremont and we each have our ways of fighting the cold. Some of us like to drink a warm cup of tea, while others make ample use of their blankets. But for you, high school students, the only way to survive the cold is to take the heat. It’s time to face the truth that college is going to be expensive, and you are going to have to learn the various ways of financing your education:   1. Scholarships: This is probably the best way to pay for an… Continue Reading

A perfect score

Published Sunday, May 16, 2010 by Dave

It’s a real honor (just plain awesome, really) to be able to start this blog with with news that an Excel alum has earned a perfect score on the SAT. Andrew Kau, of Monte Vista High School, sat for the test last October and was told in November that he scored 2400. Needless to say, the staff at Excel are thrilled for Andrew. And Andrew seemed pretty thrilled to receive a $1,000 scholarship check from Excel for his effort. (Yes, current students, earn a 2400 and you’ll earn $1,000, too!) But Andrew isn’t the first… Continue Reading