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What You Need to Know about SAT Adversity Score

Jul. 25, 2019

Wondering what exactly to expect regarding the Adversity Score (also known as the Adversity Index)? Huntington discusses the three different components.

Five Essential Tools for your Teen’s Off-to-College “Toolbox”

Jul. 12, 2019

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.

Guiding Your Teen During the College Admission Process

Jun. 20, 2019

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.

Tips for Creating a Great Resume for College Applications

Jun. 11, 2019

If your teen is starting to think about college, it’s also a good time to work on developing a resume.

The Importance of Personalized SAT/ACT Test Prep

May. 21, 2019

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.

Helping Your Teen Approach the College Search Process

Mar. 05, 2019

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.

Help Your College-Bound Teen Create A Holiday Break Game Plan

Dec. 12, 2018

While your teen certainly deserves a mental break from the hectic pace of school, holiday break is an ideal opportunity to focus on the things he or she needs to do in preparation for college. “The quiet of holiday break is a good time for teens to make sure they are on top of all of their college to-dos,” says Eileen Huntington, co-founder of Huntington Learning Center. “There is a lot for juniors and seniors to think about this time of year, and now is a perfect opportunity for students to review it all.”

FAQs about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Sep. 28, 2018

If you are the parent of a high school student, college is likely on your mind—and so is how to pay for it. Many parents are not as informed as they could be about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), says CEO and Co-Founder, Eileen Huntington of Huntington Learning Centers. “Most families understand that the FAFSA gives them access to federal student aid in the form of federal grants, work-study and loans, but the financial aid process can still be quite overwhelming,” says Huntington. She answers some of the most frequently asked questions about federal aid:

What Parents Need to Know About AP Classes

Apr. 23, 2018

If you’re the parent of a high school student planning to go to college, you’ve probably heard about Advanced Placement (AP) classes and exams. But what do you need to know about these classes other than they will help your teen stand out to colleges and universities and might allow them to earn college credits? Here are the essentials for parents:

FIVE SIGNS YOUR CHILD NEEDS TUTORING

Mar. 05, 2018

It’s easy to tell that a child needs tutoring when he or she continues to receive one poor report card after the next, but there are a number of other less obvious signs that parents shouldn’t ignore. Eileen Huntington of Huntington Learning Center says that parents can look for clues in a number of places. “Stressful study sessions and bad grades are the tangible evidence of a child’s school struggles, but there are several other indicators to watch for,” says Huntington. “The sooner you recognize school problems, the faster you can help your child overcome any issues and boost his or her confidence.”

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