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Setting Your Middle School Student on the Right High School Academic Track
Registering for classes in high school might sound simple, but choosing the right classes is essential. Here are four tips for parents of middle school students looking ahead to high school or freshmen thinking ahead to college.
FIVE SIGNS YOUR CHILD NEEDS TUTORING
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.”
What is Your Student’s Spike in the College Application Essay?
A student with a “spike” in their application can set themselves apart. A spike is a concentrated interest of a student’s that they display to an admissions team. Spikes can be beneficial to the college application, particularly when shared in a compelling essay. Colleges are looking for students who will add value to their institution. Almost every student who applies to college has a wide array of extracurricular activities, but it’s what makes your student stand out that should be shared.
Tips and Tricks to Deal with Stress When Taking the SAT/ACT
While the idea of college might excite your student, SAT stress and ACT stress are very real. This aspect of the college journey can be overwhelming for many. Students want to put their best foot forward on those college applications, but preparing for yet another exam in addition to their school work is a lot.
Here are tips for students on how to deal with stress related to the SAT/ACT.
College Board announces the SAT is going digital
On January 25th, 2022, the College Board announced the SAT is going digital and by 2024 all students in the US and abroad will be taking the updated, shorter version of the exam completely online.
Here is a statement regarding the recent College Board announcement and the upcoming SAT format changes from Anne Huntington Sharma, President and Board Member, Huntington Learning Center.
Preparing for Senior Year: Tips for Students to Finish High School Strong
Parents, this is it: the culmination of your child’s hard work! Senior year is an important one, and while much of the work to prepare for college admission takes place during junior year, there are still many tasks and to-dos that your student needs to stay on top of, and a great deal of mental preparation for the next big chapter: college.
Here are several tips for your student to help them prepare for this critical year.
How Important is the College Admission Essay Right Now?
The SAT/ACT have been made optional by many colleges and universities. Many colleges have adjusted their deadlines and requirements. But what about the college admission essay? Is it still important?
HUNTINGTON'S COLLEGE ADMISSION CALENDAR FOR HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS AND SENIORS
Spring is an important time for high school juniors and seniors planning to go to college – and Huntington has a 15-month college admissions calendar that guides juniors and seniors through the college journey.
BUILDING A STRONG COLLEGE APPLICATION IN A CHALLENGING ACADEMIC YEAR
The 2020-2021 school year has been challenging to say the least. With that in mind, it is important for students applying for college to remember that the admissions process is in full steam.
Seven Ways College is Different From High School
College is very different from high school. But how exactly? Here are seven of the biggest ways that the two differ to make your teen aware of.