The Great Gatsby Characters

The Great Gatsby Characters

Nick Carraway The novel’s narrator Nick is a teenager born in Minnesota who, after having been trained at Yale and a soldier during World War I, goes to New York City to learn the business of bonds. Honest, patient and willing to hold back judgement, Nick often serves as an advocate for those who have troublesome … Read more

Why Is Fire Hot? How Hot Is It?

Why Is Fire Hot? How Hot Is It?

Understanding the Temperature of a Flame During a combustion reaction, chemical bonds are broken and thermal energy (heat) is released. Fuel and oxygen are converted into carbon dioxide and water during combustion. Initially, the reaction requires energy to break bonds in the fuel and between oxygen atoms, but the amount of energy released when atoms … Read more

5 Reasons Small Business Scholarships Are A Jackpot For Students

Small Business Scholarships

Small business scholarships offer an incredible opportunity for students. Not only do they provide much-needed financial assistance, but they also give students a chance to learn about the inner workings of a small business. Here are five reasons from Benjy Grinberg why small business scholarships are a jackpot for students. Don’t Worry About Grades Or … Read more

What It Means to Be a ‘Super Senior’ In College

What It Means to Be a Super Senior In College

“Super seniors” are students who have attended a four-year institution (either high school or college) for more than four years. Fifth-year seniors are also sometimes called such students.  Typically, high school and college students take four years to earn their diplomas. Your first year of school is your “freshman” year, your second year is your … Read more

Tongue Twisters: “Woodchuck”

Tongue Twisters: "Woodchuck"

A tongue twister is a fun word game that challenges our ability to pronounce words correctly. As a result of the alliteration in their phrasing, people can practice one sound at a time to improve fluency. Actors, singers, and public speakers use tongue twisters to improve their enunciation and articulation so that they can be understood … Read more

What is a Pentagon Shape?

What is a Pentagon Shape

The Pentagon is a polygonal figure that has five sides. It is the second simplest polygonal figure after the square. The Pentagon has a long history in geometry and has been used in art and architecture for centuries. In mathematics, the Pentagon is used as an example of a regular polygon with an odd number … Read more