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

Sahityasree Subramanian  Mountain House High School sophomore Sahityasree Subramanian is one of Excel Test Prep’s most recent perfect scorers, earning a perfect 36 on the September 2018 ACT exam. Sahityasree chose to enroll in an ACT prep course with the hope that it would prepare her for the ACT in ways she might not be able to achieve outside of the classroom. “This was the only course I took,” she mentions.  When asked to describe her experiences in class, she stated, “I started off with good scores on practice ACT tests, but Excel helped give… Continue Reading

AVOID PROCRASTINATION We have all been there, watching the clock as it ticks down to our deadline, knowing we are running out of time.  What do I do now?  As the last seconds of time turn to dust you reflect on your incomplete project feeling defeated. When you have run out of time to do something then the best that you can offer is what you have and you must chalk that one up as a lesson in life.  Wouldn’t it be so much better to feel accomplished instead? When faced with a challenge you… Continue Reading

Excel To a Perfect score

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

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