The United States of America, land of Hollywood and rock and roll - that was where we went this summer.
This summer, for the first time in our lives, we were travelling without adults on a 14-hour plane ride to the Global Young Leaders Conference (GYLC). The two of us, Yu-Ann and Monique, good friends in [...]
Ew. Growing up.
I remember those times as a child, when I would play dress-up. “Sweetie, what do you want to be when you grow up?” my parent’s would ask.
I want to be a fireman! I want to be a dancer! A doctor! A vet!
Weren’t those decisions so much easier to make back then? Back [...]
The classic 1726 Jonathan Swift story is remade into a modern day comedy starring Jack Black as travel writer Lemuel Gulliver, who takes an assignment in Bermuda but finds himself on the island of Liliput instead, where he is seen as a giant compared to the tiny citizens of this mysterious place. Comedy [...]
SAT Math by Education.com
These online games help students with a few of the most vexing types of SAT math problems. Practice math problems which ask about distance, rates, and time with an activity that will help break these questions down into five easy steps. Learn some of the most common sequences in math with [...]
Cliffsnotes AP Tests
Check this site for ways to manage all those AP subjects and exams. A long list of useful articles on the site covers topics such as how to pace your AP English Language and Composition Essay Writing, Test Prep information for different courses, instructions on how compositions are scored, and advice about [...]
Kaplan SAT Score-Raising Dictionary
Billed as “a fun and effective way to learn 2,000 of the most frequently tested SAT words”, this portable book takes a less heavy-handed approach to building up verbal ability. It includes illustrations, catchy mnemonic devices, and helpful sentences using the words, all in an effort to help readers prep for [...]
One thing that I’ve often wondered as a student from an international school is how different life would be if I were a normal student in public school. Of course, there are the obvious differences, such as being able to mingle with students in a multi-cultural society, different syllabuses, examinations and languages of instruction. Yet [...]Continue