Questions from Class 101 Cypress: COVID-19 Update

By kathyjones | March 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

The local school districts have closed in response to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Class 101 Cypress will also close the office to keep our students and families healthy. We tell our students that the plan might change, but the goal does not. To stay focused on the goal, we ask you, the student, […]

The One with a Simple Explanation of the PSAT/10 and PSAT/NMSQT

By kathyjones | December 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

What is the PSAT/10 and PSAT/NMSQT? The PSAT/10 and PSAT/NMSQT are practice SAT exams. They both have the same sections as the SAT: Reading, Writing, and Math.  The scores on the PSAT/10 and PSAT/NMSQT range from 320-1520. What is the difference between the PSAT/10 and the PSAT/NMSQT? The PSAT/10 and PSAT/NMSQT are essentially the same […]

The One About the 2019 Changes to AP

By kathyjones | October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s the fall of 2019, and parents of CFISD high school students are receiving the daily phone calls to register for the AP exam. So, let’s break down the AP thing from A to P. See what I did there? What is AP? AP stands for Advanced Placement. Advanced Placement classes are college-level courses offered […]

The One with the Local Colleges

By kathyjones | August 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Class 101 recommends visiting ten colleges. Ten?! Yes, TEN! I know, that’s a lot. I can hear you now, “Kathy, I barely have time to take ONE trip a year, let alone, visit ten colleges!” We won’t even talk about the expense involved. However, your child selecting a college is one of the largest financial […]

The One About Campus Visits

By kathyjones | June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

The One About Campus Visits When you’re shopping for a new car what do you do? Do you hit up the internet to start your research? Yes. Do you suddenly notice every advertisement for cars? Yep. Funny how that happens. Do your friends chime in with opinions whether you asked for it or not? Of […]

The One About SAT Stress

By kathyjones | May 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

The One About SAT Stress Taking the SAT is a source of anxiety for many high school students. A LOT is riding on ONE TEST! I am here to let you in on a little secret…you’ve got this! Here’s why you should not get so stressed about this test: 1. YOU CAN TAKE THE SAT […]

The One About “Dualing” (Dual Credit)

By kathyjones | March 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Many college bound students and their parents ask about Dual Credit. Here is some information to help you decide if it’s right for you. What is Dual Credit? Dual Credit allows a junior or senior high school student to earn college credit AND high school credit at the same time. The student is “dual enrolled” […]