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Month: October 2013

Micro Update

Micro Update

I passed with a 54!  Glad to be done with that test.  Now onto Macroeconomics. And a wedding rehearsal and a wedding… I’ll be back next week with more information.

October Focus: Hunt Accountability

October Focus: Hunt Accountability

If you are choosing to be a “uncommon” or “distant” student, you will lack the accountability that normal students get a brick and mortar school.  To tell you the truth, no one will be telling what to do.  Which, to some of you, sounds like a dream come true.  It’s not.  It’s a nightmare and can be exhausting.  If you have unlimited income, you don’t have to worry about taking the wrong test, but for most of us… each decision…

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Microeconomics CLEP Update

Microeconomics CLEP Update

Graphs like this tend to make me tremble.  Tests like this tend to make me a nervous mess.  I failed Macro back in February with a 48, and I am now facing both Econ CLEPs again. I have taken three practice tests over the past 2 weeks and scored: 51, 54, and 51.  Not bad, but not great either.  Where does that put me?  I don’t know.  I’m scheduled to go take this test on October 25. I am studying…

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October Focus: ACT Prep

October Focus: ACT Prep

So, you are going to take the ACT?  Here’s some information on preparing for it. You have to have photo ID with your first and last name printed on it.  You can use your learner’s permit, drivers license or passport. Your ID must be in English and not a duplicate or copy You must have preregistered for the ACT, and take your ticket with you on Test Day.  You must have your ticket to take the test!!! Register within the…

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October Focus: Taking the ACT?

October Focus: Taking the ACT?

Should you take the ACT?  That is the question that most students I know are facing.  If you know that you are going to “CLEP out of College”, do you need an ACT score?  Or, if you are like my sisters, and you don’t think you’ll go to college do you need an ACT score? My answer is… Yes.  Go take the ACT if you can.  3 reasons why. There is an age limit.  If you decide you need it…

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September/October Interview: Michael Boyd

September/October Interview: Michael Boyd

Please write a brief paragraph introducing yourself and a little bit about you (including your name, age, home state, and some interests/hobbies). Answer: Hi, my name is Michael Boyd. I’m 19 years old and I live in Alabama. I am the 3rd born of nine children. Some of my hobbies are working out, playing sports with friends, and watching SEC football games! Yay!!  Well, really any football! Have you graduated from college?   Answer: No. I’m a freshman at…

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September/October Interview: Michael Boyd

September/October Interview: Michael Boyd

Please write a brief paragraph introducing yourself and a little bit about you (including your name, age, home state, and some interests/hobbies). Answer: Hi, my name is Michael Boyd. I’m 19 years old and I live in Alabama. I am the 3rd born of nine children. Some of my hobbies are working out, playing sports with friends, and watching SEC football games! Yay!!  Well, really any football! Have you graduated from college?   Answer: No. I’m a freshman at…

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September Updates and October Goals

September Updates and October Goals

September Updates (after my computer broke) Meet with Ms. Rachel Vecera – My CollegePlus coach:  Done!  Yay!  I love Ms. Rachel. Do a blog series on the College Experience: Sort of… we’re continuing on Interview Michael B.: Coming soon.  Did I mention my computer broke? Write an ebook: Working on it!!! Buy a domain for Uncommon Student: Sort of… work in progress October Goals Buy domain Finish ebook Finish blog series and interview Take Microeconomics!!! Celebrate my birthday.  🙂 Blogging…

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