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Can Students Get Internships in High School – and What Kind?
You’ve heard of internships in college, but what about internships in high school? What kinds of internships are out there? College certainly offers more types of internships, but there are still a variety of internships that your high school student should consider.
How to Help Your Teen Determine College Compatibility
Choosing a college is a big decision that often brings both excitement and anxiety. With so many options available, your teen might easily become overwhelmed and hasty in picking.
What College Readiness Looks Like
There’s a term you’ve probably heard a lot before as a parent: college readiness. What does it mean? And how do you know if your child is on track for “college readiness” in school?
Study Skills Your Teen Will Need in College
Knowing how to study effectively is important in high school, but it’s even more crucial in college, where students are expected to manage multiple demanding classes and regularly prove their understanding of class material on quizzes and exams.
Dos and Don’ts for the College Admission Essay
ou’ve heard before that the admission essay can give your teen’s college application a boost, and it’s true. How can your teen make the admission essay the best it can be? Here are a few dos and don’ts.
How Much Do Colleges Care About Extracurricular Involvement?
Extracurricular involvement is a presumed resume booster that can help set a student apart – but how much? And do all colleges care about it?
What Colleges Expect from High School Seniors
It’s important for your teen to think not just about what to share with the colleges to which he or she wants to apply, but what those colleges are seeking from the high school seniors in their applicant pool.
Eight Tips for Building Your High School Student’s Critical Thinking Skills
There are many skills your teen will need in college but one of the most important is critical thinking. As a parent, what can you do to build your teen’s critical thinking skills and help him or her get ready for college?
Four Important Considerations for Teens When Choosing College Majors
Whether your teen has been planning their career since fourth grade or your high school junior is just beginning to review their options, the college major decision is a big one, and your teen could surely use some guidance.
Timeline of Changes to the SAT and ACT
Have you ever wondered where the SAT and ACT tests came from? Or how long they’ve been used by U.S. colleges and universities to evaluate students for admission?