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Tips for Fighting the Sophomore Slump

Aug. 14, 2020

he sophomore slump hits many students hard in a normal year—and this year could be worse than usual due to the added stress of social distancing, remote learning, and general uncertainty. How can you help your teen?

Tips for Helping Your Teen Make Freshman Year Great

Aug. 07, 2020

Freshman year is a time of transition, which might take your teen by surprise. How can you help them start high school off on the right foot and make it a successful year?

Back-to-School Prep in the Wake of Coronavirus

Apr. 17, 2020

Normally at the start of summer, parents of high school students seek advice about how to keep their teens on track for college and use summer as an opportunity to prepare for success in the next school year and beyond. After a spring of closed schools and remote learning, this summer, that back-to-school preparation looks a lot different.

Supporting Your College-Bound Students During the Coronavirus Crisis

Apr. 10, 2020

Spring is normally an exciting and hectic time for high school students making plans for college. This year, things are a lot different, with the coronavirus pandemic affecting every aspect of daily life and business. 

The SAT/ACT Spring Dates Are Canceled…What Should Your Teen Do in the Meantime?

Mar. 27, 2020

The world is in flux right now, and the volatility is affecting both the College Board and ACT, which administer the SAT and ACT respectively.

Preparing Your Child for Learning at Home

Mar. 18, 2020

With the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak causing schools across the nation to close temporarily, it’s probably on your mind: how will your child learn going forward? 

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?

Six Life Lessons Teens Can Learn from High School

Jan. 03, 2020

High school is a period of tremendous growth for teens. They build upon the foundation of middle school and move toward college and adulthood, gaining academic and non-academic aptitudes that help them be successful and independent.

What Are Standardized Tests and What Do Those Test Scores Mean?

Nov. 29, 2019

Standardized tests have been around for a long time. While your child is in school, they will be tested and measured via some form of standardized test. Read on to learn about standardized tests as well as what scores mean and what standardized tests measure. 

Sophomore Year Checklist to Get Ready for College

Sep. 27, 2019

The second year of high school is when many students start thinking more seriously about college. While college applications are still a ways off, it is still important to keep an eye towards that goal. Read some helpful sophomore year tips

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