Tag Archives: success

If you ever doubt the burning will to exceed all limits inherent in all of us, just wait until the next Olympics rolls around. No spectacle captures the world’s imagination on such a grand scale. But we’re not tuning in to catch up on air rifle or luge or any of the other hundreds of sometimes obscure events (race walking… really?) we somehow ignore every other week of the year. No, we thrill to the competition, the effort, and the unquenchable commitment to win. Everyone on the path to their best test scores can learn what being the best really requires from those who have paid the costs and reaped the rewards–including Gold Medals and enshrinement on boxes of Wheaties–of enduring excellence… “We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.” — Jesse Owens, four-time…

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The phrase “paid the cost to be the boss” resonates with those willing to pay said costs. Just about everyone, at one time or another, aspires to bosshood. Who wouldn’t want to be the boss, enjoying all the perks and prestige that come with the title? But how many are willing to actually put in the work, to strive, suffer, and separate from everyone else? As AC/DC so evocatively explains, it’s a long way to the top (if you wanna rock ‘n’ roll). This weekend, for some inexplicable reason, I took on a brutal home improvement project. The task appeared deceptively simple: remove decades of thick paint from wrought iron rails. Research suggested plenty of ways to remove the paint, from a wire brush to a brush head for a drill to caustic chemicals. Unfortunately, as I invested in each method, I learned that the job always required scraping with…

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The end of another academic year lies at the end of a gauntlet of tests. For some, tomorrow’s ACT will be the last test on the term, while others still have to wade through a week or more of finals. Never let it be said you didn’t have someone cheering you on to the finish line. Test your best with the help of some of our favorite recent inspirational tips from our TestBeast Tumblr…           Looking for daily motivation for monster test scores? Subscribe for free to the Daily TestBeast!

If you look ahead, you can practically see the end of the academic year just over the horizon. But between here and there lie tons of high stakes tests, including SATs, ACTs, APs, and finals. Steel yourself to do your best with the help of some of our favorite recent inspirational tips from our TestBeast Tumblr…           Looking for daily motivation for monster test scores? Subscribe for free to the Daily TestBeast!

Midterms are over, which means you are only halfway through this year’s academic odyssey. Do you feel strong and hopeful about the months of learning and testing ahead? Here are some of our favorite recent inspirational tips from our TestBeast Tumblr…             Looking for daily motivation for monster test scores? Subscribe for free to the Daily TestBeast!

With winter break approaching, we all have time to consider our recent successes and how we can build on them in the new year. If you’re looking for motivation, you’re found it! Here are some of our favorite recent inspirational tips from our TestBeast Tumblr…             Looking for daily motivation for monster test scores? Subscribe for free to the Daily TestBeast!

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