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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

Six Reasons Your Teen Might Need Huntington this School Year

Sep. 06, 2019

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.

Guide to Your Teen’s Freshman Year of High School

Jul. 26, 2019

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.

Seven Essential Study Skills Your Teen Needs

Jun. 28, 2019

It’s important that your teen develop those study skills sooner than later—both for success in high school and in college.

Making the Best Use of the College Counselor at Your Teen’s High School

May. 03, 2019

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.

7 Tips for Summer College Tours

Feb. 22, 2019

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.

Helping Teens Choose a College Major

Feb. 15, 2019

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.

7 Things High School Students Should Know About College

Feb. 08, 2019

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?

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