DID YOU KNOW?
It is perfectly normal to take the SATs more than once. Starting in March 2009, you can benefit from a new policy that lets you pick which one of your scores you want colleges to see. Make sure you select that option if that's what you want to do.
Home Media
Media


Year of the Buck: Immigrants Put Billions In Savings to Work PDF Print E-mail
Written by The Wall Street Journal   
Tuesday, 23 March 1999 19:00
By BERNARD WYSOCKI JR.

FLUSHING, N.Y. - The streets are strewn with litter, and many of the shops are no-name outlets overstuffed with down-market goods. Walking along Main Street here, it's easy to see why this neighborhood in the New York Cityborough of Queens seems doomed to be perpetually unfashionable.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 June 2010 00:14
Read more...
 
Cram Schools: Immigrants' Tools for Success PDF Print E-mail
Written by The New York Times   
Friday, 27 January 1995 19:00

(Original New York Times Article)

By ASHLEY DUNN

On a brisk Saturday morning, while most of their friends were relaxing at home, 16-year-old Jerry Lee and eight other Asian teen-agers huddled over their notebooks and calculators for a full day of math and English lessons.

During the week, they all attend public schools in the city. But every Saturday, they go to a Korean hagwon, or cram school, in Flushing to spend up to seven hours immersed in the finer points of linear algebra or Raymond Chandler.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 April 2010 16:21
Read more...
 
A Rigorous Education Begins After School PDF Print E-mail
Written by The Record   

By LISA REIN

a2 = (a + b)(a-b) + b2

Pointing at the formula he’s written on the blackboard, Young Kwon turns to his class.

“To find the square of any number, there is a formula. Don’t just memorize.”

This demanding approach, Kwon says later, is how the four high school students in his class at the Elite Academy will beat the competition at the American Invitational Math Tournament in February. Kwon founded the after-school school for Korean students.

Read more...
 
« StartPrev12NextEnd »

Page 2 of 2


Powered by Joomla!. Designed by: css joomla templates cpanel hosting reseller Valid XHTML and CSS.