Tim Borg

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Ape’s Ten Commandments of Menswear - 10 Tips for Stylish Men

An Introduction to Menswear Rules<p>Ape’s goal has always been to educate and assist men with making better informed decisions when buying across …

A Simple Introduction to ANOVA (with applications in Excel)

Introduction<p>Buying a new product or testing a new technique but not sure how it stacks up against the alternatives? It’s an all too familiar …

5 reasons everyone should own a multimeter

No home DIYer should be without a multimeter. Here's why.<p>Home improvement addicts really get excited about their power tools. And in the shadow of drills and sanders, the multimeter doesn't get much love. Too bad, because multimeters are just as useful and have become something I recommend to every …

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You got into college early. Or not. Now what?

When it comes to college admissions decisions, the late, great Tom Petty really knew what he was talking about when he sang that the waiting was the …

How to pick a college that won't break the bank

Students who are looking at prospective colleges this fall might want to think a little more carefully about the total price they'll pay for that …

College & University

How to Match Your Belt and Shoes: A Definitive, Visual Guide

The post How to Match Your Belt and Shoes: A Definitive, Visual Guide appeared first on Effortless Gent.“What belt do I wear with these shoes?!”<b>I’m</b> …

Men's Fashion

What Colleges Want in an Applicant (Everything)

The admissions process is out of whack. Just ask the heartbroken applicant, rejected by her dream school. Ask high school counselors, who complain that colleges don’t reward promising students for their creativity, determination or service to others. Even the gatekeepers at some famous institutions …

College & University

The Top Science and Tech Colleges

Today's best schools for tomorrow's world.<p>Top colleges and universities are racing to build big programs in science and technology. We looked for the most innovative and exciting, the unsung schools best preparing students for tomorrow through STEM classes, academic clubs, undergrad research, and …

How Ivy League admissions officers pick students

The Ivies are coveted colleges to attend.Courtesy of Stefan Stoykov<p>High-school students all over the country are putting the finishing touches on their college applications.<p>While the decision process may appear shrouded in mystery for college hopefuls, admissions officers know the intricacies that …

How Colleges Use Big Data to Target the Students They Want

By tracking prospective pupils’ digital footprints, schools can make calculated decisions about their admissions outreach—for a price.<p><i>This is part two in a three-part series on the role of Big Data in the college-search process. You can read part one on colleges’ year-long pursuit of students here.</i> …

Understanding the Basics of College Tuition, Room, and Board

Understanding College Tuition, Room, and Board<p>The Basics of Tuition, Room, and Board Costs<p>Updated November 13, 2017<p>With the advent of the early FAFSA …

College & University

How To Write A Killer College Essay For The College Admission You Deserve

<i>This post was co-written with Sushma Sharma of Konversai.</i><p><i>This article originally appeared on Konversai.</i><p>As a high school senior or rising senior, you've worked so hard these past 12 years and you're just about ready for the next chapter of your life. You've probably taken your AP or college …

Exclusive: Chinese education giant helps its students game the SAT | Reuters

LONDON/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - When the new SAT was given for the first time in March, the owner of the test took unprecedented steps to stop “bad actors” from collecting and circulating material from the all-important college entrance exam.<p>Students chat as others line up to take part in SAT …

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Ten Last-Minute Tips For Crushing The College Application Essay

College application deadlines are creeping up on students like Marley’s ghost in <i>A Christmas Caro</i>l, so I’ll keep this entry about application essays short and to the point, hoping they can avoid his fate (“I wear the chain I forged in life! I made it link by link and yard by yard!”) as well as the …

Creative Writing

This Genius Map Explains How Everything in Physics Is Connected

From space time to chaos theory.<p>Physics is a huge, complex field. It also happens to be one of the most fascinating, dealing with everything from …

612: Linear Models

<i>Fall 2015<br>Monday, Wednesdays 11:35 - 12:50<br>60 Sachem Street (Watson Center), Rm A60</i><p>Date<p>Description<p>Resources<p>References<p>2015-09-02<p>Course …

The Best Websites to Learn Coding

In the following list you’ll find some of the best web-based courses and free eBooks about a variety of programming languages. I have also added a …

Part 2: College Admissions Focus - Harvard University

Harvard University has long stood on a pedestal as one of the nation's oldest and most revered colleges. It has become exponentially difficult to get accepted at the undergraduate level, which contributes to the aura around the school. Over the past month, we have conducted detailed analysis on the …

The Hidden Perils of Applying to 'Reach' Colleges

With the arrival of summer, the long-awaited college application process is becoming real for rising seniors. They're visiting campuses, thinking of essay topics, and, of course, honing their college lists.<p>For all the smart, personal choices that students will make, cosmetic notions of reputation, …

How to Answer the Common Application Essay for College Admissions

By Chris Hunt and Ishan Puri<p>The Common Application has long been the hub for applications to U.S. colleges. Every year, more than half-a-million students seeking a place in the Ivy League and 600-plus other private and public colleges, log on to a portal that collects and distributes much of a …

Part 1: Statistical Analysis In College Admissions

Many students and parents often ask us questions about how easy one school is versus another or where their best chance is. Most college counselors and tutors answer these questions with experience and intuition, but we believe data can add a third layer to the equation. Using the Office of …

7 Animated GIFs That Will Make You Instantly Understand Trigonometry

Trigonometry is the branch of maths that studies triangles, with a particular focus on the relationships between angles and the lengths of …

To Get Your Kid Into a Great College, Do These 7 Things This Summer

Time is on your side—if you start now.<p>The sun is shining, the ice cream man is making his rounds, and the lucky pencils used for finals have been …

May Junior College Readiness Tips

May is a pivotal time of year for highly school juniors. Proactive college planning will empower their senior year college application process. Below we provide key testing, summer planning, counseling, and college visiting tips.<p><b>1. Test Readiness</b><p>Juniors can take the SAT or ACT. Please take the …

Americans Can Study In Germany For Free

Do you want to go to college, but you simply cannot afford it and you do not qualify for scholarships? Here is an interesting idea: move to Germany. American citizens can get a free college education there.<p>The German Academic Exchange Service (GARS) national report notes that approximately 4,300 …

Thousands of university applicants use hackneyed phrases which damage their prospects when applying for jobs, Ucas has warned

'Hackneyed phrases' are damaging young people's prospects when applying for jobs, the head of Ucas has warned, as the most frequently used opening lines in university applicants' personal statements have been revealed.<p>"From a young age I have (always) been..." was the most popular opening line with …

Time To Decide: Making A College Decision

Across the country, thousands of students are in the process of making an important decision: where to go to college. This decision is the culmination of their high school journey and the first step in their college career. Many of these students have had the College Board accompany them on that …

College & University

The Ultimate Power Suit from Menswear's King of Tailoring

<i>We’ve joined forces with Mr Porter to bring you a carefully chosen set of products that’ll turn your style up to 11, all chosen by GQ creative director Jim Moore. See the rest of our April picks here.</i><p>"There’s no suit on the market today that can touch a Tom Ford suit. Simply put, the designer’s …

Pauls Online Math Notes

Cheat Sheets & Tables Algebra, Trigonometry and Calculus cheat sheets and a variety of tables.<p>Class Notes Each class has notes available. Most of the …

Mathematics