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Five Characteristics That Predict College Success

Nov. 01, 2019

It’s impossible to guarantee that your high schooler will go off to college, excel in all subjects, graduate summa cum laude and embark upon an incredible career. But wouldn’t it be nice to know that your teen is on the right path?

Seven Tips for Writing the Common Application Essay

Oct. 11, 2019

Many colleges require students to submit an essay using one of the Common Application essay prompts. For 2019-2020, there are seven prompts to choose from, one of which is to share an essay on any topic of the student’s choice.

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.

Seven Essential Study Skills Your Teen Needs

Jun. 28, 2019

It’s important that your teen develop those study skills sooner than later—both for success in high school and in college.

The Importance of Writing Skills for College Students

May. 24, 2019

In just about every subject, professors assign essays along with many other writing assignments. But beyond the fact that students are expected to do a lot of it in college, why else is the ability to write so important?

Should Your High School Student Seek an Internship This Summer?

Mar. 29, 2019

When teens get to college, something they’ll hear often from professors and the team at the college career center is how important it is to get work experience. Enter internships, which offer many important benefits.

21st Century Skills Every High School Graduate Needs for Life Success

Jan. 18, 2019

We all want our children to graduate high school ready to take on the world and succeed in college and beyond. But success in the 21st century demands much more than mastery of the fundamental academic skills like math, reading and writing. The world today is highly complex and fast moving. Teens need to be prepared.

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