Category Archive for: ‘Education’

Class of 2016 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

Class of 2017 Valedictorians and salutatorians

Aditya Patel – Valedictorian School: South Cobb High School GPA: 4.656 College: Georgia Institute of Technology Parents: Soham and Puloma Patel Academic Awards: Georgia Certificate of Merit, Outstanding Math Student Award for Statistics, Top 10 for all 4 Years, AP Scholar with Distinction. Extracurricular: Secretary and Co-Media Captain for Robotics, Parliamentarian for National Honors Society, Part of Volunteer Committee for …

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What Leadership Means In Admissions

What Leadership Means In Admissions

What Leadership Means In Admissions By Ishan Puri Founder of Synocate “Leadership” is a major buzzword in college admissions; it is found across applications through essay supplements, work experience, and extracurricular activities. But what do admissions officers really want to see? Why Leadership Matters On a scale of 1-4, with 4 being of most important value, schools like Princeton, Yale, …

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Real Cost

The Real Cost of College

How much will your family end up paying for college? Your household’s income may have less influence than you think – and some private colleges may be cheaper than you assume. Private schools sometimes extend the best aid offers. Yes – it is true that the more money you earn and the more assets you have in a tax-advantaged college …

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6 Tips to Help Your Child Excel in Math

6 Tips to Help Your Child Excel in Math

6 Tips to Help Your Child Excel in Math We generally think that the life of children is free from any worries, and so we long for such a carefree lives. Reality, though, is different. Children do have their own set of worries with their studies being the most prominent among them. With increasing competition, even the syllabus of junior …

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3 Ways To Have a Wholesome Summer

3 Ways To Have a Wholesome Summer

3 Ways to Have a Wholesome Summer By Aditi Wardhan Singh The last day of school, I got my son ready and sent him off with a happy heart and waited for the clock to strike 12:00 pm when he would come back and I would hug him, wishing him a “Happy Beginning of Summer Vacation!” The mere thought of …

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2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee: Indian Americans Continue to Succeed

2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee: Indian Americans Continue to Succeed As with preceding years, not a dull moment was to be found during the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee. All of the spellers amazed the audience with their breadth of knowledge and passion for spelling. Incredibly, the winner Ananya Vinay is the 13th consecutive Indian-American to win the bee and …

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Books on Hinduism

Books on Hinduism

In honor of Hindu Heritage Month (as celebrated in the state of Florida), this issue presents readers with a listing of varied titles to inform, engage, and enlighten the spiritual mind! The Nay Science by Vishwa Adluri and Joydeep Bagchee The Nay Science offers a new perspective on the problem of scientific method in the human sciences. Taking German Indological …

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Learn from the 20-something Year Olds: Invest in YOU

Author by Nisha Jani By Nisha Jani As the school year ended, with the parking lot of my school in the rearview mirror, I could easily say I looked forward to spending time at home doing absolutely nothing. Summers between middle and high school grades were always glorified for vacations and hanging with friends. Even the time between college years …

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Blending Passion with a Cause

Blending Passion with a Cause By Aarohi Talati

I am filled with a fiery passion for my culture. I love every aspect about it. One thing in particular that I adore about my roots is the form of art called mehndi in India, but henna in America. This is an all-natural herbal dye that when put on skin, needs only but a little time to dry and scrape …

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Miami-Dade County Spelling Bee Champ!

Miami-Dade County Spelling Bee Champ!

Congratulations to the winner of the Miami-Dade County Spelling Bee, Vasundara Govindarajan! Born and raised in Miami, Florida, sixth-grader ( Archimedean School in Miami) Vasundara won the Miami-Dade spelling competition, sponsored by the The Miami Herald, and earned a spot to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, which were held in May in Washington, D.C. Following in her older …

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