EXCEL AT A GLANCE; 11/16/18-11/22/18

Published Thursday, November 15, 2018 by Tifinie

  The end of the year 2018 is on the horizon and spring of 2019 is just around the corner! For those of you that like to plan ahead, now is the time to register for prep courses as well as for your formal exams.  For those of you that don’t like to plan ahead, try it – you might like it.   As this year winds down, think of it not as the end of the year but rather as the prologue for next year. Any plans that you have for 2019 should be… Continue Reading


Published Wednesday, November 14, 2018 by Tifinie

  “Believe in yourself.  You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine.”  -Roy T. Bennett Roy T. Bennett is the author of The Light in the Heart.  He strives to be a motivational influence in society, sharing his positive and creative thinking to all who are interested.  He desires to encourage others to believe in themselves by producing work that inspires people to become the best that they can.   WORD OF THE WEEK:  Diaphanous  (adj.) DEFINITION:  of a texture that is translucent, light, or delicate… Continue Reading

TUESDAY TIPS; 11/13/18

Published Tuesday, November 13, 2018 by Tifinie

  MAKING A FIRST IMPRESSION When going on an interview, the best impression you can make is you as yourself.  An interview is about people getting to know each other and if you are portraying yourself in an unnatural way others are going to notice that something is off, they might not know what, but they will sense an awkwardness in you.  While a certain level of nervousness is to be expected, excessive jitters can be a red flag to an interviewer that you are abnormally uncomfortable and possibly under-qualified for (or overwhelmed by) the position you… Continue Reading


Published Monday, November 12, 2018 by Tifinie

Keep your math skills sharp, practice with this week’s math question from algebra:   Complete the equation. If the answer is a fraction, reduce it and convert it into a mixed number.   X + 9 – 3(X + 12) = -31 A) X = -2 B) X = 2 C) X = -½ D) X = -1 E) None of the above     Last week’s solution for 11/5/18:   C A= πr2 (r is ½ the diameter  = 12) A= π122 (122 = 144) A= 144π   Stay tuned next week for the solution… Continue Reading

EXCEL AT A GLANCE; 11/9/18-11/15/18

Published Thursday, November 8, 2018 by Tifinie

  This is a very busy time of year for students.  Some students are preparing to take their exams in December, others are getting ready to take them in the spring and planning their prep courses now.  The SAT, ACT, and SAT Subject exams are each only being offered 1 more time in 2018: REGISTRATION FOR FORMAL EXAMS Late registration has begun for the December exams! You can still register late for the next week, but time is running out!  These are the last opportunities to take these tests in 2018! November 13th Deadline for late registration for… Continue Reading

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