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  

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

Prayag Patel Excel’s Latest Perfect Scorer

Published Monday, August 13, 2018 by Mariah

An incoming senior at Cupertino High School, Prayag scored a perfect 36 on the February 2018 ACT exam. In his preliminary perfect score questionnaire, Prayag explained all the ways that Excel’s classes and supplemental services helped make his perfect score possible. He admits early on to being unfamiliar with the college admissions exams, and he initially chose to take a course simply to get a feel for how they actually work. “I liked the balance between practice and teaching,” he notes when describing what he likes best about Excel’s approach. “I do not believe that… Continue Reading

Excel Test student Harini Adivikolanu is one of Excel’s latest perfect scorers

Published Thursday, July 12, 2018 by Mariah

A junior at Dougherty Valley High School in San Ramon, Harini scored a perfect 36 on the February 2018 ACT exam. During her recent perfect score interview with Excel, she detailed all the ways Excel’s classroom experience and post-course support contributed to her success. Harini noted that she chose to take a prep course specifically to benefit from learning tips and tricks from instructors who have taken the ACT – help she knew she couldn’t receive from a prep book alone. “The [Excel Test] teachers’ lessons are of high quality because they have taken the… Continue Reading


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