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Can Students Get Internships in High School – and What Kind?
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
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
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.
Will Test-Optional College Admissions Stick Around Forever?
Schools that embrace test-optional admission policies make standardized tests optional for freshmen applicants. In other words, students do not need to submit SAT/ACT scores to be considered for admission.
Five Reasons Working with a Tutor Will Help Your Teen Perform on the SAT and ACT
Some students are naturally strong test-takers, but for most, performing well takes preparation. That’s definitely true when it comes to the SAT and ACT, the tests your teen will take before applying to colleges.
How to Help Your Teen Determine College Compatibility
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
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
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
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
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.