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How to Help Your Teen Determine College Compatibility

Dec. 04, 2020

Choosing a college is a big decision that often brings both excitement and anxiety. With so many options available, your teen might easily become overwhelmed and hasty in picking. 

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. 

Five Growing STEM Careers Your Teen Could Explore

Oct. 09, 2020

STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) careers have experienced above-average growth in the past decade – double the growth rate of non-STEM careers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Six Ways Teens Can Set Themselves Apart on College Applications

Oct. 02, 2020

Applying to college is more than just filling out an online form and sending off some transcripts. Your teen should consider it an opportunity to introduce themselves to colleges and make a compelling case for why they should extend an admission offer to your teen.

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.

Dos and Don’ts for the College Application

Sep. 04, 2020

The start of senior year brings a lot of excitement and a long list of to-dos for teens planning to go to college. Here are a few dos and don’ts that your teen should keep in mind.

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?

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