Have you ever arrived in a new city and just wanted to see the bookstores? Whether you’re a Seattleite or have never been to the rainy city, we’ve created a bookstore tour of Seattle! Continue Reading ›
Every month, we select some of the best scholarships around and post them here on our blog. When you are ready to apply, check out our tips on how to write a scholarship essay.
So maybe you don’t want to write about Great Expectations on your next AP exam. With no disrespect to Charles Dickens, it’s true that it can be difficult to get into some of the classic novels that seem to be the best fit for a literature exam. Guess what? All of these novels are enjoyable to read and safe for use on an AP test! Continue Reading ›
1. Can you tell me a little about yourself?
The employer is trying to gauge your drive as a person. This is not where you talk about your love of kayaking and dogs.
What to say:
Talk about where you are right now, and where you want this job to take you. Continue Reading ›
As summer comes to a close, it can be tempting to stave off all thoughts of the school year until the very first day. However, taking the last few weeks before the school year to mentally prepare can help set you up for success. Here are some low-key ways you can start to think about school while still enjoying the last bit of summer. Continue Reading ›
Writing a good literary analysis on a work of fiction can be a challenging and time-consuming task, but it is also very rewarding. The benefits gained are substantial for students, including the following: Literary analysis develops critical thinking, reading becomes a more exciting activity, students widen their intellectual horizons, and they also get to expand upon their unique view of the piece being analyzed.
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With the release of the last Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Potterheads everywhere can rejoice in one final installation of this epic tale. We used this as a chance to revisit some of the most iconic words uttered throughout the series—spells, charms, and curses—and find the root of their meaning. Continue Reading ›