Italissimmo Scholarship 2017 Deadline: May 30th, 2017 Amount: $1000 Requirements: Provide your full legal name, current address, phone number, e-mail address and name of the institution you are currently attending or will be attending in 2017. Submit an essay 500 plus words describing: How household appliances makes our lives easier Eligibility Requirements: All students must … Continue reading Italissimmo Scholarship 2017
Burning Tree Academic Excellence College Scholarship Winter 2017 Deadline: December 1, 2016 at midnight Amount: $1000 Requirements: Submit a reflective essay between 500-750 words to include: A specific moment that influenced your decision to pursue university-level studies, whether it be an experience, conversation, documentary, or even a societal observation. Cite at least two pieces of … Continue reading Burning Tree Academic Excellence College Scholarship
The Einstein Academic Scholarship 2016 – 2017 Deadline: December 1, 2016 Amount: $1000 Requirements: Submit a single-spaced, 500-1000 word essay relating to academic achievement: What’s driving you to pursue a college degree? A love and thirst for knowledge? Following a lifelong dream? Plans to change the world? How has high academic achievement shaped your current … Continue reading The Einstein Academic Scholarship 2016 – 2017
When applying to colleges & universities, you will need at least two or three recommendation letters. Letter of recommendations are essential because it will reflect your accomplishments, personality & your skills. This is why it’s important to ask someone who knows you very well to write your recommendation letter. You want that person to reveal … Continue reading Who Do I Ask To Write My Letters of Recommendation for College?
For those who are planning on applying to colleges and universities for the upcoming year, please create a college checklist and calendar. Click the link for an example college application checklist: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8VDRc_FXZ2DREVvbzBuMkdhWmc/view?usp=sharing Your college checklist should include: Standardized test dates Application due dates College Fees Financial aid application forms CSS Profile Recommendations High school transcripts … Continue reading College Checklist & Deadlines
Whenever you get the chance be the first person to say "hi" even if it's to random stranger. Your gesture of just smiling and/or saying "hi" can go a long way. Find the courage to say "hi" first especially when you really want to talk to that person. Many people miss out on opportunities because … Continue reading It starts with a simple “Hi”
During high school you will be assigned a guidance counselor. Guidance counselor(s) works with students to provide career, academic, college readiness, & personal/social skills. It’s very crucial to know your guidance counselor. Best way to start this is by introducing yourself, so your guidance counselor can put a face to your name. Consider meeting with … Continue reading Do You Know Your Guidance Counselor?
Now that the excitement & anxiety of going back/first day of school have passed, the next step is to find a routine. Stick with it until it becomes a habit. When you stick to the routine, you will find yourself being more productive & less stressed. With a set schedule, you will know what you … Continue reading Develop a Routine, Stick With It, Make It a Habit
SAT are required for a majority of college applications & as if it isn’t stressful enough, the format of SAT are changing. Since 2005, the format & grading of the SAT have been the same which consisted of 3 parts, a perfect score of 2400, & penalty for guessing. But starting March 2016, there will … Continue reading New SAT or Old SAT: Which one are you taking?
Growing up one of the best advice my mother gave me was that, “anything can be taken away from you, you can lose everything, but the one thing that no one can ever take away from you is your education & knowledge”. My mother escaped from the Khmer Rouge war & came to America with … Continue reading School Supplies