Mom as Teacher

You can never say it often enough. Mom is our first teacher. She taught us things that matter even when we were in her womb. We heard her soft, soothing voice telling us to be good while she stoked her blossoming belly. She played the masterpieces of Mozart and Chopin...

The School DOES Matter II

My 13-year-old son, who is starting on his 2nd year of high school this coming school year, asked me one time what prompted me to choose UP from among all the universities. My answer was simple: I had no choice. Coming from a working-class family, my mother impressed...

How to Review On Your Own

By Helen Ng High school graduates are naturally excited in anticipation of new experiences and the kind of life that college offers. They also consider a college education as the best way to fulfill their dreams, because it is an investment that will never depreciate....