As news around the United States continues to pour in about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the two largest college placement examination groups in the country have announced that they will be rescheduling or canceling upcoming testing dates.
The way you talk about college can have a tremendous influence on your child. Here are a few facts to share with your child to convince him or her that college is an excellent idea.
While school is obviously very important, there are many aptitudes beyond the academic that children will need for college and life. Eileen Huntington offers several tips on how parents can get their children ready for a successful life after high school.
There’s a lot for students to do when it comes to preparing to go to college. Eileen Huntington of Huntington Learning Center reminds parents that the volume of to-dos increases substantially. As teens near the time when they need to submit applications, she offers five tips for working on those college applications.
Wondering what exactly to expect regarding the Adversity Score (also known as the Adversity Index)? Huntington discusses the three different components.
When it comes to packing, he or she may be focused on dorm décor and clothes, but there are a number of other intangible items your teen will want to remember to bring along when he or she begins the college journey.
Whether your teen is knee-deep in college viewbooks and applications or he or she is just beginning to explore his or her college options, the college admission process can easily instill fear and anxiety in the calmest of parents and teens.
If your teen is starting to think about college, it’s also a good time to work on developing a resume.
When it comes to teens preparing for success on the SAT or ACT, here’s something parents need to know: not all test prep programs are created equal. And one of the most important things parents should look for when evaluating companies that deliver test prep courses is whether the program meets students’ distinct needs.
College planning is a highly involved process. If you and your teen are feeling overwhelmed by the many aspects of this important decision, it’s best to take a deep breath and remember: one step at a time.