TUESDAY TIPS; 3/5/19

Published Tuesday, March 5, 2019 by Tifinie

THE ACT The ACT is a nationally administered exam that helps colleges select candidates for enrollment by evaluating a student’s knowledge of academic subjects.  The ACT tests a student’s academic abilities in English, math, reading, science, and writing (with an optional essay).  The duration of the exam is 3 hours and 35 minutes and is divided into 4 sections.  A perfect score on the ACT is 36 points, which is based on the average of the 4 sections.  Unlike the SAT, the ACT includes a science section and is a beneficial exam to take for… Continue Reading

EASY SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS GRADUATING 2020+

Published Friday, January 25, 2019 by Tifinie

  ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS GRADUATING IN THE YEAR 2020 AND LATER: A new program has been established that offers students a chance to be awarded College Board Opportunity Scholarships.  It was designed to help guide students through the college-admissions processes and motivate them to tackle the intimidating obstacles presented to aspiring college students.  There are 6 steps to follow to qualify for a series of scholarships.  Completing all 6 steps makes you eligible for a $40,000 scholarship on top of the smaller scholarships ranging from $500-$2,000 totaling in $6,000.  To qualify, you must complete the following 6 steps during your junior year of high school: Build… Continue Reading

MONDAY MATH MADNESS; 1/14/19

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; 12/14/18 – 12/20/18

Published Thursday, December 13, 2018 by Tifinie

  There are less than 3 weeks left in 2018, make the best of your time this winter by preparing for next year. Check back regularly to make sure that you don’t miss out on any important dates that are coming up!  The best way to conquer next year is to stay ahead of it!   REGISTRATION DEADLINES FOR FORMAL EXAMS This is a busy time of year as many students are preparing to take formal exams in the spring. If this sounds like you, be mindful of these dates as they will be here… Continue Reading

MONDAY MATH MADNESS; 12/3/18

Published Monday, December 3, 2018 by Tifinie

  Practice your math skills regularly to keep them sharp.  Try this week’s Math Madness problem!   Solve the following equation:   37 + 6(4-1) + 110 + ½2  = A) 2404 ¼ B) 2405 ½ C) 2403 ¾ D) 2403 ¼ E)  None of the Above       Solution for last week : C,  ( 3 , 1/3 ) See link for explanation: 11.26.18 Math Madness Solution  


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