EXCEL AT A GLANCE; 1/4/19 – 1/10/19

Published Thursday, January 3, 2019 by Tifinie

  Best wishes to everyone beginning their second semesters!  College-entrance exam dates are just around the corner with the ACT coming up first on February 9th.  Be sure to register by next Friday, the 11th if you’re interested in taking the ACT in February – 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 accept… Continue Reading

A New Year…

Published Sunday, January 2, 2011 by Katie

New Year’s resolutions. Made every January 1st at 12:00 AM, they are goals that you strive to achieve over the following year. These resolutions can be anything—to earn straight As, to keep your room clean, or to try something new. However, since the January SAT is right around the corner, perhaps your New Year’s resolution is to attain a certain high score on this dreaded test. To help achieve your goals, there are a few tips that you should keep in mind. Attend all your Excel classes. Excel instructors teach valuable tips that will increase… Continue Reading

To Retake or Not to Retake?

Published Saturday, December 25, 2010 by Katie

It’s 6am on a Thursday morning. Your alarm sounds, screaming at an inhuman pitch from your bedside table. You roll over to slam the snooze button—but wait. You just remembered. SAT scores came out online this morning! Bolting out of bed, you furiously log in to your laptop computer. In your sleep-addled state, it takes multiple tries to type the password into your computer, only adding to your anxiety. Finally, you reach the CollegeBoard site, log on, and navigate to the score report page. You close your eyes, take a deep breath, and then look… Continue Reading