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STUDY SMARTER NOT HARDER

READ ON TO DISCOVER HOW TO STUDY SMARTER. YOU MAY NOT HAVE TO SPEND ALL YOUR TIME STUDYING TO GET INTO YOUR DREAM SCHOOL. MUNDO STUDY SMARTER NOT HARDER WORKSHOP SERIES We recently designed unique workshops to help high school students increase their academic success. Based on empirical evidence, we hit the key skills that successful students typically engage in. We have identified evidence-based strategies that are effective in helping students study. To learn more about implementing these strategies, you may register for our workshops. WHY DO STUDENTS NEED TO…
Mundo Academy
September 6, 2019
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Flintridge Sacred Heart Study Skills Workshops

Course Overview This course will provide students with research-based methods of reading to learn, organization, time management, and scheduling. Our Study Skills course is based on empirical evidence that shows that students who master certain skills are more likely to be successful in school. We will teach students the most impactful of these tricks, and how and when to use them appropriately. As a culminating activity, our last session will focus on the application of these skills to ensure that students are able to take these skills with them and…
Mundo Academy
August 15, 2019
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Creating A Testing Timeline

Now is a great time to start planning for your college entrance exam journey to ultimately get into your dream school. Investing some time and energy into a plan now will save you a lot of unnecessary stress. Furthermore, it will give you the confidence you need to get an awesome score. We created a general timeline to use, starting your junior year. Since every student has a different schedule with various activities, we recommend you use our timeline as a general outline and change it to tailor it to…
Mundo Academy
July 30, 2019
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Promising News for College Bound Students

California College Promise Plan Californians celebrated in 2017 when lawmakers passed the California College Promise program which allocated $46 million to 114 community colleges to help with college costs, not restricted to tuition. It left the option to the colleges on how to use the money. Some colleges, such as Mount Saint Antonio College chose to not use any of their funds for tuition and instead used the funds on student services for all new first-time students. Other colleges used some of the money to help students with tuition, while…
Mundo Academy
July 16, 2019
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The Net Price Calculator- Estimate the Cost of College

You may have questions about how to use and understand a college’s Net Price Calculator. Your family may benefit greatly from using this tool because it allows you to compare the costs of the colleges you are interested in attending prior to applying. You will essentially be provided with information about financial aid at the particular institution by giving them information about yourself and your family’s financial status. By using The Net Price Calculator, you can check the affordability of the particular college regardless of the college’s sticker price, which…
Mundo Academy
June 10, 2019
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Understanding Your SAT Score Report

Many students received their SAT scores this week, and while the focus on the total score, the score report offers a lot more information that can help them prepare for their next test sitting. When Mundo reviews a score report to develop a plan, we analyze several pieces of information. First, we look at the Test Scores section, which is especially important for the Reading and Writing score. Because the Section Score is a combination of these two sections, the Test Scores give us insight into which of the two…
Mundo Academy
May 29, 2019
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ISEE/HSPT COURSE

Join us for an Upper Level ISEE/HSPT Course in Pasadena, CA. Our course will teach students strategies to tackle these challenging high school entrance exams. Marina is an experienced HSPT/ISEE instructor with over 10 years experiences. Marina helps students both one-on-one and in group settings, so she knows how to present material in a constructive and effective manner. Thursday practice tests will allow students to gain familiarity with the exam and apply test-taking strategies. Further, Marina uses these results to design course content to ensure that she is targeting students'…
Mundo Academy
May 16, 2019
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Surviving College as a Latinx

Even though more and more Latinxs are attending college, enrollment of Latinx and Black students still lags at top universities and colleges. For example, at Harvard only 13% of students are Latinx while 52% are White according to the New York Times, 2017. So even though there is much to celebrate when it comes to the rising numbers of Latinxs attending college, there are still many struggles Latinxs face such as lack of support, cultural barriers, pressure to succeed for the family, discrimination, a feeling of not belonging, and microagressions.…
Mundo Academy
April 18, 2019
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