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Test preparation, at its noble core, seems almost too simple: if you prepare for a test, you will do better on the test. Yet sometimes even the most obvious connection escapes some people! Fortunately, the impact of exceptional preparation on achievement, success, and even luck has been well-documented throughout the ages. If you’re not sure you should be preparing for the next challenge ahead, read and be inspired… Success is where preparation and opportunity meet. — Bobby Unser Be prepared, work hard, and hope for a little luck. Recognize that the harder you work and the better prepared you are, the more luck you might have. — Ed Bradley The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today. — Elbert Hubbard There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. — Colin Powell Spectacular achievement is always…

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When the school year started, nobody–and I repeat, nobody–could have predicted that Spring 2020 started with school closings across the United States and utter cessation of all sports and activities. But this really is happening. Take heart!           Now, how will you use your social distancing downtime to pursue all the dreams you have for when society reconvenes? Stay strong and never stop working towards what you really want!

Oscar Wilde understood the essential nature of being: “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” As difficult as staying true to one’s authentic identity may seem, that is usually the easy part. Most people want to be themselves, just exponentially better. Reach your loftiest goals the right way by learning from experts what to be when you want to be successful: Now go be great! And if you like being motivated to be your best, subscribe to the infinitely inspiring Chariot Learning Instagram feed.

With Spring Break behind us, the school year enters its last leg. Between you and the finish line, however, lies a gauntlet of exams, assignments, and challenges. Get psyched to finish strong! To get you motivated, here are some of our favorite recent inspirational tips from the awesome new Chariot Learning Instagram page…           Do you need daily motivation for monster test scores? Most people do, so join the movement towards greatness by subscribing for free to our Instagram page or the Daily TestBeast!

Today, just as we do every two years, people and nations around the globe celebrate another round of Olympic Games. 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 assiduously ignore every other week of the year. No, we thrill to the competition, the effort, and the unquenchable, unwavering commitment to win. Anyone and everyone committed to achieving their best grades, scores, or performance can learn what being the best really requires from those who have paid the costs and reaped the rewards–-from gold medals to lifetime celebrity to enshrinement on boxes of Wheaties–-of enduring excellence… “I am building a fire, and everyday I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match.” — Mia Hamm,…

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Everyone in the world has heard of the company Honda, yet few know that the international automobile and motorcycle giant is named for its highly successful founder. Engineer and industrialist Soichiro Honda, born in Japan in 1906, started Honda Motor Co., Ltd. in 1948 and grew the enterprise into a massive multinational conglomerate famous today for far more than just cars and bikes. Honda was famously disinterested in formal education, saying “A diploma is by no means a sure ticket to life.” However, he pursued his passions with unparalleled commitment and focus. Anyone preparing for high stakes tests can learn a lot from this legendary businessman: Many people dream of success. To me success can be achieved only through repeated failure and introspection. In fact, success represents 1 percent of your work which results only from the 99 percent that is called failure. Real happiness lies in the completion of…

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