TOEFL: How to Score 119 out of 120

TOEFL: How to Score 119 out of 120

Something amazing happened last week. One of our students who took classes with Jonathan, who is our teacher who prepares people for TOEFL and helps them learn English. This student scored 119 out of 120 on TOEFL. She's based in Italy and I asked her everything about her TOEFL experience, tips and tricks. I asked her so how she prepared or...
5 Active Reading Strategies for Textbook Assignments – College Info Geek

5 Active Reading Strategies for Textbook Assignments – College Info Geek

Thomas Frank talks about active reading. Active reading is a method of reading a book with the intent of pulling something useful out of it. It's different from passively going over the text once to experience it. Right off the bat, he says there were a lot of systems that have been put forward like SQ3R, SQ4R, and lots of other acronym driven systems for...
Top 5 Tips For Applying a Scholarship

Top 5 Tips For Applying a Scholarship

Applying for scholarships can be so stressful and overwhelming. Some universities talked to successful scholarship recipients from across the country for their keys to success. Here are their top 5 tips for getting that scholarship. Tip one: Get organized This is not a time when you want to be pulling an all-nighter. So determine which documents you need early and...
How Not To Interview For College

How Not To Interview For College

Follow our guidelines on how not to interview for college and you're sure to make a deep and abiding impression. You will need a blasé attitude casual, bordering on offensive clothing, bubblegum and a cell phone - optional a notepad and pen. Don't worry not for taking notes. Step 1 - Don't bother reading any of the materials the university sent...
Scholarships and Fellowships – Chapter 1 – Introduction

Scholarships and Fellowships – Chapter 1 – Introduction

When you apply for a scholarship or fellowship from NSERC, your application needs to stand out against a group of high-calibre competitors. Meeting the appropriate standards of excellence goes beyond the merit of the research proposal alone. Members of the committees that evaluate applications are looking for exciting ideas presented in a creative way. They expect to see well prepared and communicated proposals that captivate their attention....
How to Get an Athletic Scholarship

How to Get an Athletic Scholarship

To get an athletic scholarship approximately 2,000 colleges award athletic scholarships each year is what you can do. To get one of them, you will need athletic skill, decent grades, an updated resume, a video highlighting your athletic skills and a take-charge attitude. Step 1 - Improve your grades as much as possible you can't play for a college if...
How to Pack for College

How to Pack for College

Talking about packing for college, as though it were a major life event like getting married, it's not. Here are some tips on how to put objects in boxes. You will need possessions and boxes to put them in. Step 1 - Find out what items you're not allowed to bring your college probably lists these restrictions online. Step 2...