Another PERFECT ACT Score and Another Scholarship Awarded!

Published Thursday, October 10, 2019 by Temi

Quick – name one thing that Excel students are absolutely dominating. Well, there are many things on that list, but quite frankly, the ACT might be at the top of it. What makes us think so? Dougherty Valley junior Vikram Karmarkar, who is the latest member of the Excel community to earn top mark on the September 2019 ACT exam. Vikram’s motivation for enrolling in an SAT prep course was more refinement-of-technique driven, rather than rundown-of-the-basics: “I wanted tips and strategies to help me score well on the test.” While in class, he found that… Continue Reading

PERFECT SAT Score and Scholarship Student!

Published Thursday, October 10, 2019 by Temi

Monta Vista High School junior Siya Digra is one of Excel Test Prep’s most recent perfect scorers, and we couldn’t be more thrilled about it! After a long string of ACT champions, Siya has stepped forth to take her rightful place among our SAT hall of famers. To celebrate her accomplishment, we invited her to come to our office for an interview, and as part of our getting-to-know-you process, Siya answered a few questions for us beforehand, sharing with us the process leading up to her SAT exam success. Siya began her prep journey with… Continue Reading

BREAKING DOWN THE SAT

Published Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by Tifinie

  The SAT The SAT is an exam administered by the College Board that evaluates students’ levels of knowledge of material covered in High School that they are expected to know before entering college.  Most colleges and universities in the United States use the SAT exam scores as references during the college admissions process. Some universities and colleges outside of the United States also use SAT scores to evaluate a student’s eligibility to their schools.  This exam is generally taken by students in high school between their 10th and 12th grade years.  Seniors should have… 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

WEDNESDAY WISDOM; 1/23/19

Published Wednesday, January 23, 2019 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.   “Success comes after you conquer your biggest obstacles and hurdles.” -Stephen Curry   Anyone who is a Warriors fan knows that Stephen Curry has played his heart out to help bring his team that national recognition that it has been missing for decades. He kept his head down and worked for years to help bring his team together to play as champions. … Continue Reading


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