October Surprises

There lies only a month before the American presidential election, and I find it impossible to remember a crazier finish than this. With the leaking of the ‘locker-room talk’ of Trump, to the backroom bank speeches of Clinton, Read More


Millennial: Rise of the Political Engagement

Young People are the key to our democracy and a large body of research helps us understand their experiences in adolescence and their attitudes which shape their values and the habits in the relation to Politics and Civil Society. Read More


Honour in Leadership

Mr Alphonce O’Bannon was invited for the commencement speech for the National Honors Society which has been known in helping and accredited students who show excellence and dedication in their aspirations. Read More


The ACT or the NEW SAT

Admission officers at North American Universities determine college readiness with the help of standardised tests like the ACT or the SAT scores. The ACT is scored out of 36, whereas the New SAT is scored out of 1600. These tests help admission officers measure quantitative skills, understanding of some subject areas, writing and reading skills. Read More


The Sickness of a Nation: Or, How You Should Never Be Too Eager to Grow Up

I was less than 48 hours into my return to India after an absence of more than 5 years, during which time I had completed one degree, and began another. For the first time, I would be seeing the country I had been born in through (relatively) adult eyes, examining it through a filter of academic and general experience I had not been privy to on all my previous visits. One of the people I most wanted to listen and talk to in this new state was a cousin I hadn’t done either with for a long time, and so the first trip I took was to his college town in the eastern province of Assam. Read More


Transweb Tips: Simple Tips to boost your English writing and reading skills

I am fortunate to have been able to buttress a long professional career teaching Advanced Placement Literature and Humanities in and outstanding US high school, with some post-retirement work with International (Indian) students around Read More