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New Year, New Attitude: Helping Your Child Start 2020 Right

Jan. 07, 2020

For children who have experienced a bumpy start to the school year and adopted a negative attitude as a result, the new year is an opportunity to hit the reset button and change the attitude.

Huntington Learning Center Announces Results of 2019 SAT/ACT and Scholarships Survey

Dec. 17, 2019

Huntington Learning Center recently completed its annual survey of college students about their SAT/ACT scores and scholarship dollars received. Read on to find out the results. 

Making the Most of School

Dec. 05, 2019

Through school, children learn about how to become independent people, how to work with others, the importance of discipline and more. In many ways, school is what your child makes of it—and the more effort he or she puts in, the more equipped your child will be for college and life success.

Six Activities that will Help Your Child Hone Leadership Aptitudes

Nov. 05, 2019

Whether your child grows up to become a powerful business person, a teacher, or a doctor, the ability to lead people toward a goal and be a positive influence on others is invaluable.

Five Tips to Get Students to Participate in Class

Oct. 23, 2019

If there’s one thing all teachers feel would make their jobs easier, it is student participation. Your job is to engage your students in learning, after all.

Tips to Become a Better Note Taker

Oct. 03, 2019

One of the most important study skills for high schoolers who will soon be college students is note-taking, which helps students succinctly capture what their teachers cover in class so that they can review that information more in depth later.

Understanding Your Unmotivated Student

Sep. 26, 2019

You have a smart child who seemingly does not care about school. His or her grades are suffering, but he or she seems indifferent about making a change—despite the fact that your child knows that school is important. How can you help?

Preparing Your Child for Back to School Success

Sep. 03, 2019

Going back to school does not have to be stressful for your child. In fact, a little effort now makes the transition easier—and your child will feel more motivated and ready to make it a great school year.

From Summer Brain to School Brain: Six Tips to Get your Child Back-to-School Ready

Jul. 19, 2019

If your child has enjoyed a leisurely summer of trips to the pool, sleeping in, hanging out with friends and operating on a more relaxed pace than during the school year, you both may be dreading the end of summer, when the backpacks come back out and the routine is back in full swing.

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.

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