Learning From Paper, Learning From Screens: Is One Better than the Other?

September 23, 2016

Learning From Paper, Learning From Screens: Is One Better than the Other? Niels V. Things are changing fast. You’ve probably noticed by now. From reading the morning paper to buying groceries to hailing a cab, pretty much any activity you can name can be done online now. No surprise, then, that the same is happening […]

PitchFest 2016 Winners

September 23, 2016

PitchFest 2016 Winners We are pleased to share with you some of the wonderful stories from our PitchFest 2016 winners 1st Place Teens 4 Teen/ Priyanka Vatturi    What school do you go to and how old are you? I am seventeen years old and I go to James Logan High School in Union City, California. […]

A College Application Timeline for Students and Parents

September 21, 2016

A College Application Timeline for Students and Parents Niels V. There are two ways the college application process can go down. It can be a steady, orderly progression toward your final goal of admission. Or it can be a mad dash to the application deadline, full of panic and chaos. Timing is the difference between […]

U.S. News & World Report Releases 2017 Best College Ranking

September 14, 2016

U.S. News & World Report today announced the 2017 Best Colleges rankings to help students worldwide compare the academic quality of more than 1,800 U.S.-based schools. Princeton University remains No. 1 in the Best National Universities category. For the 14th consecutive year, Williams College takes the top spot on the Best National Liberal Arts Colleges […]

What’s the Point of College Part 3 of 3

September 13, 2016

At the end of July, Migrant Education teamed up with college admissions professionals at ThinkTank Learning to help students gain knowledge and resources for a successful path to college. Our What’s the Point of College series ends with lead instructor Matthew O’ Connor’s answer to this age-old question. The week long extensive college preparatory workshop covered a vast array of […]

National Video Games Day- Top 4 Reasons Why Video Games Help You Learn!

September 13, 2016

It’s National Video Games Day so we at ThinkTank Learning wanted to help you celebrate by sharing some fun facts as to why gaming can help you learn and grow as a person! Fact 1: People who play action-based games make accurate decisions 25% faster                   In […]

The Importance of Earning College Credits Early

September 11, 2016

The Importance of Earning College Credits Early The purpose of high school is to prepare you for college. What better way to prove that you are ready for college than to take college-level courses? Having Advanced Placement (AP) and community college courses on your resume during the 9th and 10th grade provides many advantages to […]