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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. 

How to Get Teens to Read

Jan. 17, 2020

There are lots of reasons teens stop reading as much as they did at a younger age. How can you encourage your teen to read during middle and high school (and beyond)? Here are a few tips.

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.

Six Tips for Building Your Teen’s Confidence

Dec. 27, 2019

Confident teens have a good attitude about school, are persistent and tend to weather the ups and downs effectively. What can you do to bolster your teen’s confidence? Find out here!

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

How Your Teen Can Make Senior Year Great

Aug. 02, 2019

After working toward a future that seemed far off, the time has finally come for your teen to graduate high school and head to college and into the real world. After all of your teen’s hard work leading up to this point, it’s important for them to finish strong.

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.

How to Get Your Child Thinking About the Future

Jul. 19, 2019

Not all children know exactly what they want to be when they grow up. And while it’s perfectly fine if your child doesn’t talk about potential careers right now, it can’t hurt to encourage him to start exploring possibilities.

Seven Benefits of Your Teen Getting a Summer Job

Jul. 12, 2019

If there’s one thing every teen wants, it’s a little extra spending money. Without a doubt, a summer job has a big financial advantage for your teen. There are also a wide variety of other benefits they will find come with this experience.

Avoiding Senioritis

Apr. 12, 2019

After three and a half years of hard work, it’s easy for teens to lose motivation as they near the end of high school. Once teens achieve their desired SAT/ACT scores, apply to colleges and decide which one to attend, it’s understandable that they might assume that the hard work is behind them.

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