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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?

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?

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. 

How is the Coronavirus Outbreak Affecting College Admission?

Apr. 03, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has families scrambling for many reasons, and wondering how exactly this pandemic will affect their teens when it comes to college admissions.

Five Interesting Careers That Use Math

Mar. 13, 2020

When it comes to your teen choosing a college major, it is always a great idea to start with his or her academic strengths and interests. Here are five careers that use math to introduce to your teen to get those wheels turning.

Reality of College Admissions Competitiveness

Mar. 06, 2020

Here are a few interesting facts from the National Association for College Admission Counseling’s 2019 State of College Admission report to help you understand college selectivity and how it affects your teen.

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. 

Big Changes Coming to the ACT in September 2020

Feb. 14, 2020

Beginning September 2020, the ACT will offer students more choices in not only how they take the exam, will help ensure that their scores more accurately reflect their academic knowledge, effort and future potential. Here are some changes taking place.

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