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.
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.
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
For some students, learning doesn’t come easy. School and homework are daily frustrations and a major source of stress at home. And the further these students get in the school year, the worse the problems become.
Middle school is officially behind you and your teen. You both have been preparing for this transition to high school for a while. Here is a quick guide to help you and your teen through their freshman year of high school.
It’s important that your teen develop those study skills sooner than later—both for success in high school and in college.
Your teen might be vaguely aware of the counseling office at his high school, but less aware of what the staff in this office does to help students prepare for the college search and application process.
Summer is around the corner, and if you’ve got a high school student, it’s the perfect time to visit colleges. Whether your teen will be headed into junior year—a pivotal time in the college research journey—or is earlier or later in high school, college tours are eye-opening, insightful and very worthwhile.
There’s nothing wrong with teens going to college without a set-in-stone career game plan, but one thing is certain: students who put thought into possible majors are more likely to minimize wasted time and make a smart decision.
With college around the corner, your teen might feel excited about this big life change. College is indeed a transformative experience and a journey that will change your teen forever, but is she ready for what’s to come?