TUESDAY TIPS; 3/26/19

Published Tuesday, March 26, 2019 by Tifinie

  SAT SUBJECT TEST SERIES:  INTRODUCTION Post 1 of 6 The SAT Subject Tests are created by Educational Testing Service, which is paid for by the College Board.  It is the only national admission test that the student can choose the subject they want to test in to highlight their strengths and interests.  The Subject Tests measure a student’s ability to apply knowledge and skills in a particular high school subject area.  There are five areas that they offer exams for:  Mathematics, Science, English, History, and Foreign Languages.  Students who score high on specific foreign language… 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

TUESDAY TIPS; 12/18/18

Published Tuesday, December 18, 2018 by Tifinie

THE PSAT Attention 8th, 9th, and 10th graders; especially students beginning their junior year in the following fall: Sign up by September to take your PSAT in October of your 10th and 11th grade years.  The PSAT is given twice a year, both times being in October with results being released by the end of the year.  Prepare for this exam by the beginning of your sophomore year (or junior year if you feel confident) to work on boosting your scores and increase your chances at becoming a National Merit Scholar.   The PSAT is… Continue Reading


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