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Huntington Learning Center Shares Common “Academic Pitfalls” of High School Students

Sep. 07, 2018

High school is a different world when it comes to academics—and for many students, it can mark the beginning of academic problems or exacerbate issues that were minor in middle school. According to Eileen Huntington, co-founder of Huntington Learning Center, parents can help their teens avoid such academic pitfalls—if they know the signs. “High school is a time when parents need to pay very careful attention to what is going on with their teen in school because they will be more removed from the classroom than they ever have been,” says Huntington. “Communication with your teen and teachers is important, as is watching your teen’s grades and demeanor overall.”

Huntington shares five academic pitfalls that can plague students in high school—and tips on what to do if you notice your teen falling into any of them.

Your Teen’s Summer SAT/ACT Exam Prep Calendar

Jul. 06, 2018

School may be out for summer, but if your teen is college bound in a couple of years, this is a perfect time for him or her to study for the SAT or ACT. “It’s difficult for most teens to put in the kind of time they need to during the school year to study effectively for college entrance exams,” says Elieen Huntington, Co-Founder and CEO of Huntington Learning Center. “However, with school on break and many extracurricular activities on hiatus, summer gives teens the opportunity to focus on exam prep.”

Summertime: An Ideal Time for Test Prep

Jun. 14, 2018

If your teen is preparing to take the SAT or ACT anytime soon, there is no better time for him or her to register for a customized exam prep course now. Summer break is the perfect opportunity for students to focus on studying for the SAT or ACT, because their schedules are far less crowded with school and extracurricular activities. Your teen can work from a targeted schedule to put him or herself in the best position for the upcoming exam.

2 Step-By-Step Guides To Improve Odds And Score Higher

Mar. 28, 2018

Is it possible to be a top student and a terrible test-taker? Many parents and caregivers would answer a resounding "yes" when speaking of their own children. And they may be especially worried in the springtime, when many schools use test results to determine which students will graduate and move on to the next grade. But with careful preparation and strong test-taking skills, all students can take positive steps to improve their test scores. Here are some tips:

FAQs About the SAT Subject Tests

Mar. 21, 2018

The SAT is common terminology among college-bound teens and their parents, but not everyone is as familiar with the SAT Subject Tests. What do you need to know about these exams? Here are some of the most frequently asked questions we receive at Huntington to get you up to speed:

4 Review Techniques to Get You Ready for Any Exam

Mar. 02, 2018

How ready are you for your upcoming exams? Honing your test taking skills will prepare you for exams in your high school courses as well as any achievement exams you will take this year. Focusing now on your test taking skills will pay off in the long run as you approach each exam with confidence in your abilities.

Why Tutoring Can be the Key to ACT Success

Dec. 16, 2017

How specialized tutoring can help prepare students for success when planning to take the ACT college readiness assessment.

SAT Help is a Smart Investment for Students

Oct. 19, 2017

Fall is fast approaching and with it comes a new school year for your child.

How to Find Scholarship Money-Even for the Average Student

Sep. 28, 2017

Are scholarships only for outstanding students and stellar athletes? Definitely not!

Establishing a Good After-School Routine

Sep. 26, 2017

Ray Huntington offers suggestions for parents who want to help their child establish a successful after-school routine.

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