The rules of accent marking are not often taught in introductory Spanish, but it’s helpful to understand them, and they are actually quite straightforward. Learning the rules will help you understand why accents are present where they are and
I was in major violation of this offense in high school- a poor study area! I would study on my bed for hours with eraser shavings ending up under my sheets and stains on my papers from afternoon snacks. Even
When the New Year rolls around, many people create resolutions. Some people have reading goals, others have fitness goals, and some have sleep goals in mind. Across the board, we fail to keep these goals. Why is that?
I can still think back to sophomore year of high school and blankly starring at a seemingly never-ending list of polyatomic ions and wondering how I was ever going to remember all their charges, names, and elemental make-ups. However, no
Writing is first and foremost a means of communication. Whether you’re working on a college essay, a school paper, or anything else, you want the style to enhance (not distract from) the content. You know not to turn in essays
When you are given a daunting substitution or elimination problem on the SAT or the ISEE, it can take more than its fair share of your valuable time, and put you in a serious time crunch. When it comes to
Geometry requires a lot of big picture thinking that is based on previous Algebra 1 knowledge. Luckily, many of the details of Algebra 1 are unnecessary in Geometry. Instead, Geometry provides the reason for algebraic concepts in a visual manner.
“I took Spanish for 5 years, and all I can say is Hola!”
“All of my German teachers talked in German, so I never understood them.”
“I got all A’s in my French classes, but I don’t know the
For many high school students, College Aptitude Tests are the bane of their existence. Studying for exams that reportedly test “reasoning skills,” and “academic retention,” can be confusing and time-consuming, and must be heaped on top of rigorous high school
We all know what it’s like to be a freshman, except for those unfortunate souls that have yet to experience it. Awkward, naive, and uncomfortable are all ways to describe the freshman experience. The jump from junior high-to-high school is