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Can Students Get Internships in High School – and What Kind?

Apr. 09, 2021

You’ve heard of internships in college, but what about internships in high school? What kinds of internships are out there? College certainly offers more types of internships, but there are still a variety of internships that your high school student should consider.

What to Do if Your High School Student’s Grades Have Been Disrupted by COVID-19

Mar. 12, 2021

If your student fell behind while schools were closed in 2020 and has struggled with remote and/or hybrid learning, it’s not too late to fix things. Here’s what your student should do to address any low grades and get back on track.

Researching Colleges Without Travelling

Mar. 05, 2021

How can you and your student research colleges when it isn’t feasible to hop on a plane or in the car to visit? Here are a few tips.

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.

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?

Preparing Your Child for Learning at Home

Mar. 18, 2020

With the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak causing schools across the nation to close temporarily, it’s probably on your mind: how will your child learn going forward? 

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.

Four Important Considerations for Teens When Choosing College Majors

Jan. 31, 2020

Whether your teen has been planning their career since fourth grade or your high school junior is just beginning to review their options, the college major decision is a big one, and your teen could surely use some guidance.

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.

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