The most important part of studying is maintaining focus on the material. If you find a way to do work with minimal distractions, then you will get a lot more done. Here are my best tips for staying on task.
Author Archive | Nadira Berman
As a Summer Marketing Intern, Nadira is excited to help high schoolers prepare for the SAT and ACT. As a freshman at the University of Pennsylvania, she is considering studying economics. In her free time, she reports for the school newspaper and styles photo shoots for the school's fashion magazine. Besides fashion and journalism, her passions include bagels, smoothies and Netflix.
Activities are one of the most important parts of a college application. They show colleges that students are well-rounded and don’t only focus on grades. Not sure which ones you should list? Read on for some ideas.
So you applied to some summer internships, but you didn’t get any of them. Don’t worry about it too much and don’t be too hard on yourself. When you’re in high school or the early years of college, it can be difficult to find internships because most of us lack experience.
One of the biggest academic differences between high school and college is the homework. In college, professors assign homework in a different way and they have different expectations. Therefore, your whole routine of doing homework will be very unlike your routine in high school.
Considering taking the Math Level 2 SAT subject test? Here’s what you need to know.
The doors to the testing room open at 7:45 and close at 8 a.m. The actual test will begin sometime between 8:30 and 9. Here’s what time everything else happens on SAT test day.
The new SAT is three hours long, plus 50 minutes for the optional essay. Test takers are allowed one 10-minute and one five-minute break.
As an Ivy League student, I’ve learned a lot about how to survive in an academically competitive environment. I’m a very uncompetitive person, so dealing with some of my hyper-ambitious classmates sometimes took a toll on me. But I came out of first semester alive! Here’s the main thing to remember:
Everyone procrastinates. Don’t pretend you don’t. Sometimes you really, really, really don’t want to do work, even though you have to. Here are some ways to be somewhat productive, even though you aren’t doing homework.
For many students, college is the first time that they have so much control over what they spend their money on. We’re buying more of our own meals, instead of eating our parents’ home-cooked food. We can decide which social events we want to spend on. The list goes on and on. Here are my […]