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September AP Tips

September AP Tips

By Manisha Singh, Online News Editor

September 10, 2012

It's no question— AP classes are hard. This is why the Observer is here to help you strategize. For those of you who are taking your first AP, or are possibly AP veterans, here are some smart tips to stay on track. 1.       Buy a review book. Princeton’s Review, Barron’s, Kaplan or Col...

Website offers free tutoring

By By Matthew Reback Staff Writer

October 27, 2011

  To cope with increasingly demanding schedules and classes, many students resort to expensive tutors or spend extra time after school meeting with teachers for help. However, one resource that many students may not take advantage of is Khan Academy.   Khan Academy is an online database ...

College visits prove helpful to choosing the right school

By Lizz Chen, Circulation Manager

April 15, 2011

For juniors and seniors, visiting colleges is a crucial part of choosing the school that best suits their needs and provides the most comforting environment. Choosing the right dates to make college visits and mapping out an itinerary to tour the campus can have a huge impact on the student’s perception of...

Texts For Haiti

By Kelsey O'Donnell, Online Editor-In-Chief, Sara Habibi, Circulation Manager

March 3, 2010

After the earthquake in Haiti, students have added a new contact to their phones. The Red Cross and other charities have made a new method of donating available: texting. According to The Mobile Giving Foundation (MGF), this idea started after the 2004 Tsunami when MGF CEO Jim Manis saw an opportunity,...

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