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Mar
02

Cramming For The SAT – A Quick Guide for Procrastinators

  The Night Before Download a free practice test from Collegeboard. Look at the different sections and read the instructions. Try ten random (not the first ten) questions from each section. Make sure to check out the instruction for the grid-in math questions, as this can be confusing the first time you look at it. […]

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Feb
11

Why To Consider DHC at CWU

Last week I sat down and talked to some students who are enrolled in the William O. Douglas Honors College (DHC) at Central Washington University. With the help of the program’s assistant director, Chris, they helped me answer some questions about their experiences as students. I was impressed with the students who where enrolled because […]

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Jan
25

Should you take the SAT or the ACT?

by Kate Brehm, Math/Science/Test Prep Specialist High school students who have their eyes set on college commonly ask this question: Can both exams be used as entrance exams for universities around the United States?   Let’s do a quick comparison of what each test offers:   SAT ACT Test Length 3 hours Optional 50-minute essay […]

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Jan
19

How to Make the Most of Your Tutoring Session

Help them Help You Written by Kate Brehm, Math/Science/Test Prep Specialist If you are new to one-on-one tutoring, you may not know what to bring or how to be prepared for your first session. Here are some easy tips to make sure you get the most out of your limited time and leave feeling more […]

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Dec
12
Dec
08

This Week’s Featured Course

This week we are showcasing History of the Holocaust. History of the Holocaust “Never shall I forget that night, the first night in camp, which has turned my life into one long night, seven times cursed and seven times sealed.” Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor, wrote these words about his experiences in a Nazi concentration […]

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Dec
01

This Week’s Featured Course

This week we will be showcasing Introduction to Agriscience. Not many people think about where their food comes from.  Ever wonder where that steak you are about to eat came from?  How was the cow raised?  What was it fed?  Where were the veggies grown?  How long ago were they harvested? Do any of these […]

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