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Conquering Senioritis

Posted by Nicholas L on March 5, 2016

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Each year, shortly after second semester begins, millions of high school seniors are struck with a dangerous disease.  High school diplomas and college acceptances are among the damage inflicted by this infection, and it’s a plague that’s unlikely to be irradiated anytime soon.    It’s conquering senioritis.   And while it’s the sort of epidemic that the CDC can’t possibly hope to contain, thankfully there are a few things you can remind yourself of to keep
One of the big concerns many students continue to have regarding the new SAT is how to prepare for vocabulary questions.  In this post, we’ll look at how “word power” is evaluated in the new SAT and share two of the best ways to get ready. The New Reading Section The sentence completion portion of the reading section has historically filled test-takers with dread.  With its dependence on obscure words and limited context, the best
While “neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night” will stop a determined mail carrier, Mother Nature can definitely wreak havoc with SAT testing. The recent Winter Storm Jonas that shut down schools up and down the east coast is a perfect example of how weather can interfere with test taking. Here’s a look at what you need to know if you suspect weather may affect your exam. Know Before You Go Even
While the SAT math section includes a handful of useful formulas, all of these “freebies” are directly related to geometry.  There remain a significant number of important equations that you’ll need to know on your own to successfully navigate the math section of the test.  In this blog post, we’ll be looking at what equations you’ll need to know about graphing lines. Equation of a Line: y = mx + b While you’ve no doubt

What You Need to Know About FAFSA

Posted by Nicholas L on January 17, 2016

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FAFSA.  If you’re a graduating senior you’ve no doubt heard this word thrown around, but you may not be clear exactly what it means.  And while it may sound like an author that would show up on your AP reading lists (“Please compare and contrast the works of Kafka and FAFSA”) or a hot new Scandinavian dish (“Why, yes, I would love some FAFSA with my lutefisk!”) it is actually the key to being considered