A college search information form for high school students.
A college search information form for high school students.
Through our tendencies of human nature, we don't like to ask for help. We want the recognition, the glory and the credit to be given to only ourselves. Unfortunately, the thought that we can single-handedly do everything on our own is a huge misconception. The world has been built on a foundation of people working together to towards a common goal. The world needs individuals to work together... read more
If you're reading this, you will choose me as your next tutor. No arguments or exceptions. I am an English and Graphic Design tutor at Francis Marion University, and my major is Professional Writing. Please hire me as your tutor, I will help you with all your papers and projects no matter how late I have to stay up at night. Thanks for visiting my blog.
A friend of mine recently posed a question to me: "What exactly IS a career student? Is that the guy that has been in his senior year of high school since 2009?" No, young grasshopper, a career student is not that guy. That guy or girl is what we call a senior-senior, and he or she is usually a pretty awesome person that just really enjoys high school. I came up with the... read more
At the beginning of my senior year of college, everyone was panicking about the possibility of not finding a job before graduation. Hence, job fairs were heavily attended. While attending a job fair hosted by the business school, I was encouraged to discuss finance positions at Abercrombie and Fitch by a recruiter. I decided I had nothing to lose and introduced myself. She then asked me what I... read more
You have one hour with a college prep specialist who can help make your admissions/scholarship essays award winning. How can you maximize your time? Here are five tips to get the most out of your time: Come Prepared. - Bring the essay prompts from each of your colleges. Bring a sample personal statement and resume. Be sure to have any information... read more
I remember taking some courses in my early years of undergrad that were pretty awful. The teaching wasn't that bad, and I was definitely awake for them (two key points to getting decent grades) but the subject matter just wasn't something I could ever see myself using. Sound familiar? Interestingly though, after changing my attitude, I saw that I can indeed use most things... read more
Starting a new semester? Would you like this semester to look differently than previous semesters? Get ahead of the game. First, get a calendar or planner. Use what works for you. Some students like a print calendar or planner, others like to use an app on their phone or iPad, others feel comfortable with Google calendar. Whatever you prefer,... read more
Scholarship Search Engines http://www.fastweb.com www.CollegeNet.com www.CollegeBoard.com https://www.scholarships.com/about-us/ http://www.scholarshipmonkey.com http://www.collegescholarships.com http://www.collegescholarships.org https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search http://www... read more
Hi all, So I've reached capacity again this year on students, but I'm trying something new. I've created a Waiting List rather than hiding my profile. I'm curious if I'll have a number of students waiting for the same subjects, which will allow me to come up with new ways to help everyone. Perhaps if I have several students uptown (or wherever) I will... read more
Are you a Senior? Then the answer is NOW, NOW NOW!!!! Juniors? Depending on your grades and test scores. More than likely as soon as the semester application you are applying for becomes available (Fall of your Senior year)
Hello there! I have just recently moved to New York from sunny Florida for college. I am very excited to be here! I am hoping to find some people to tutor not only to earn some extra cash, but to help others in their learning experiences.
These days, high schools tend to defer to parents. If there's a family event, kids are pulled from school. If Bobby gets a bad grade, Mom launches herself into the teacher's office to give her a piece of her mind! Parents track their kids through the day, texting and calling multiple times. College is different and not just because your kids are away from home, perhaps for the first... read more
Hello Students! Start this year off strong with good organizational and note taking skills. Make sure you understand the material and are not just taking notes aimlessly. Try to take in what your teacher is saying and don't be afraid to ask questions!! If you start taking the initiative to learn and understand now, college will be a much more pleasant experience for you. Trust me... read more
I recently came across this article from the Chronicle of Higher Education, urging college professors to fight grade inflation in the Humanities. As a college-level Instructional Assistant, I see this all the time. Students feel that their grade in their Anthropology course should reflect only effort and completion, not the content and understanding. This a trend that is not seen in the STEM... read more
You’ve studied and you’ve prepared, but what comes next? Determining what colleges to apply to and attend is difficult as there are so many factors to consider. At Augmentus Tutoring, we aim to help you achieve your highest possible test scores that provide you with the ability to choose the school that is best for you. There are a multitude of considerations that contribute to this decision,... read more
As I held the crisp white letter with the university’s insignia in my hand, I couldn’t believe my eyes. I read the letter once more to ensure that I understood the cold words. If you do not improve academically within the next semester, you will be expelled from this institution. I stood at the mailboxes in my residence hall… suddenly awaken (rudely I would argue) from my cozy assumption that,... read more
A reference table for some common compounds' molar heat capacities (C) to be used in heat exchange formula Q = mC?T.
I am currently teaching SAT courses in the Bay Area, and a lot of students have been enrolling in my math classes. I wanted to summarize what I think are important aspects of test preparation, as this crucial testing period begins: 1) Know the format of the test 2) Understand how the guessing penalty affects your strategy (e.g. a person scoring a 500 has a different... read more
A key aspect I work on with each college applicant is applying for scholarships. Untold millions are set aside very year to give to students of all types to pay for college. Contrary to popular belief, money is out there for students of all kinds, regardless of ethnicity, family income, or academic achievement. The money is scattered about and I streamline the process, consolidate your scholarship... read more