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What College Readiness Looks Like

Nov. 20, 2020

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

Nov. 06, 2020

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

Sep. 11, 2020

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?

Jul. 10, 2020

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

Feb. 21, 2020

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

Feb. 07, 2020

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

Jan. 31, 2020

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

Jan. 10, 2020

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? 

Your Teen’s Holiday Ready-for-College Checklist

Dec. 27, 2019

 Holiday break is a great time to make sure your teens are ready to attack the home stretch of high school in order to get ready for college. Here are a few tips on how your college-bound teen can make the most of this holiday break. 

Seven Life Skills Your Teen Needs for College

Dec. 13, 2019

The list of academic aptitudes and skills your child needs for college is long. But there are many other important life skills that teens need to succeed in the real world. Here are seven of them.

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