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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.

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?

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.

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