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If 1.5 is a number, then there is a number between 1 and 2. How many sides to a brick? Four. Check again. Math, or is it mathematics, has rules. So 2 + 2 = 4 always. It's a law. But what about spelling rules? Here's one: I before E. So we get-believe, reprieve, sieve, and decieve. Oops! Spell check threw a red line under decieve. There is an exception to the rule. So now we have... read more

The complaints against WyzAnt’s 40% commission demands a response. Suppose a tutor with 15 hours of work time through WyzAnt charges $40 an hour. Of that amount, WyzAnt will automatically deduct $16. This deduction is based on WyzAnt’s commission rate, which is 40% for the first 20 hours of work time. So the tutor is not earning $40 an hour; rather, the tutor is earning $24 an hour. According... read more

AP Advance Placement CAHSEE California High School Exit Exam CBEST California Basic Educational Skills Test CHSPE California High School Proficiency Exam CLEP College Level Examination Program CSET California Subjects Exam for Teachers DAT Dental Admission Test GED test of General Education Development GMAT Graduate Management Admissions Test GRE Graduate Record... read more

Completing your homework is one thing, studying it is another. Studying will have you testing yourself as you read the material. Studying will fill your memory with facts, with answers. Studying will give you better grades. Practice is essential to success. Practice is like adding brick to a brick wall, it creates and builds and strengthens. By practice you develop and build skills. Professionals... read more

You have a science paper due on Monday. History test and math packet due on Tuesday. English project group meeting Wednesday after school. Homework to complete. Chores on Saturday. And you want to spend time with a friend. Use a student planner. Be specific with the time. Include day/date and time/hour. Specifying the hour in your planner creates an actual appointment, and appointments are... read more

As a student, you just want to be able to focus. You do want to complete your homework. You try. So you take a seat at the kitchen table. You open your textbook and read. You struggle through two boring paragraphs. Good. But then out of the blue you feel a need to clear the table. You just feel better when your study area is clear. Okay. So you clear the table. Good. You return to reading.... read more