College scholarship for Delaware students. April deadline!

College scholarships for Delaware students and how to win scholarships tips!The Gus Archie Memorial Scholarship is supported by the Archie Fund of the Society of Petroleum Engineering (SPE) and awards an outstanding student who plans to enter a university and pursue an undergraduate degree in petroleum engineering, according to your country or region. SPE also awards scholarships for undergraduates and fellowships for graduate students to support student members pursuing degrees related to the oil and gas industry.

  • Deadline: April 15, 2018
  • Eligibility: To apply, applicant must:
    • Submit an appraisal from your high school principal, adviser, or counselor with your academic history.
    • Upload a letter of recommendation from a counselor, teacher

What is the difference between the ACT and SAT?

What is the difference between the SAT and ACT? Your questions answered on content, scoring, timing and more!According to Peterson’s, one of the most highly respected sources for college admissions information, “With the recent trend of more colleges going test optional, you may think that test scores have become less important in college admissions, but this isn’t exactly the case. The reality is there are many schools and many categories of students for whom test scores remain very important.”

But, which test should you take? The SAT? the ACT? Both?

The real answer is… it depends. So, we’ve compiled a list of the important differences between the ACT and SAT tests, to help you determine which is …

Delaware Teens: Get ahead with Original Credit / Forward Credit courses this summer!

Get ahead with Original Credit / Forward Credit summer classes at Back to Basics in Wilmington, Delaware!As college admissions fever reaches epic proportions, high-achieving students are using summer as a new way to get ahead. In addition to summer volunteer commitments and prestigious internships, these students are enrolling in Original Credit or Forward Credit courses.

Why take classes in the summer? “As the competition to get into the most selective colleges intensifies, high-achieving students are attending academic summer schools to turbocharge grade-point averages or load up on the A.P. courses seen as gateways to top-tier schools,” explains Kyle Spencer in the New York Times article Taking Summer School to Get Ahead, Not Catch Up.

Students can …

New Part-Time Jobs Available for Teachers and Tutors in Kent County, Delaware

Kent County, Delaware jobs for tutors and teachersBack to Basics Learning Dynamics has immediate job openings for 1-on-1 tutors for elementary, middle school high school and college-aged students throughout Kent County, Delaware. All subjects are needed, with a special emphasis on English Language Arts (ELA) and math at all levels.  Hours are flexible. These are long-term, part-time positions.

Job requirements include a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and 1+ years teaching and/or tutoring experience exclusive of practicum, student teaching and substituting. $19-25 / hr.

What is it like to work for Back to Basics Learning Dynamics?

Back to Basics employs over 80 tutors, all of whom are …

Want to avoid the student loan debt trap? Apply for scholarships! Here’s how:

If you’re the parent of a college-bound student, you know that tuition figures for colleges across the country have reached record highs. And, the increase is significant for every type of school from for-profit, to public, to private.

For example, the total Cost of Attendance for Harvard University in 2016-2017 was $63,025 for tuition, room, board, and fees. Stanford was $64,477, Yale clocked in at $66,445, and Georgetown cost a whopping $72,214.

It’s easy to see that tuition costs have rapidly outpaced earnings!

But my child isn’t looking at a Highly Selective school, you think, hopefully. Maybe we’ll try a …