WEDNESDAY WISDOM; 12/12/18

Published Wednesday, December 12, 2018 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.   “Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”  -John Wooden   John Wooden was an athlete who played as a guard for the Purdue Boilermakers’ college basketball team in Indiana between 1929 and 1932. He then moved on to be a memorable coach for 29 years at UCLA and Indiana State as he became the first person to… Continue Reading

WEDNESDAY WISDOM; 11/21/18

Published Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by Tifinie

  “Love your family.  Spend time, be kind, and serve one another.  Make no room for regrets.  Tomorrow is not promised and today is short.”  -Unknown   The author of this quote may be unknown but his message is not.  This week as you are all in the comforts of your family, be sure to appreciate the moment.  They might drive us a little nuts from time-to-time, but our families have our best interests in mind and care for us in ways that the rest of the world does not.  They are a part of… Continue Reading

WEDNESDAY WISDOM; 11/14/18

Published Wednesday, November 14, 2018 by Tifinie

  “Believe in yourself.  You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine.”  -Roy T. Bennett Roy T. Bennett is the author of The Light in the Heart.  He strives to be a motivational influence in society, sharing his positive and creative thinking to all who are interested.  He desires to encourage others to believe in themselves by producing work that inspires people to become the best that they can.   WORD OF THE WEEK:  Diaphanous  (adj.) DEFINITION:  of a texture that is translucent, light, or delicate… Continue Reading

Breaking Down Vocabulary

Published Friday, January 23, 2015 by Alina Krjukova

So you’ve been studying your vocabulary list for the last few weeks, and you have a pretty good hang of it. You know the definitions, and you feel pretty comfortable about understanding the words in context, but what about the other hundreds of thousands of words in the English language? One thing that you can do to prepare yourself for a run-in with the more remote words is learn to dissect words and figure out their meanings based on the roots. By dividing words into familiar parts, you can learn how to decode even the… Continue Reading

Vocabulary Distress

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2011 by Tarang

Vocabulary can be the most annoying part of life, including the SAT. We all remember the frustration of not knowing any of the answer choices in SAT sentence completion. Sadly this humiliation does not end with the SAT; some of us continue to struggle as we read material with difficult words. One must not be pusillanimous when it comes to approaching vocab words; in fact one should reach the prodigious ability to engage in lexicon snobbery on a daily basis. The best way to attain this level of skill is to peruse resources such as… Continue Reading


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