High School: School and Academics Articles
A growing number of high school seniors are deciding to take a breather before heading to the dormitory. It's called a "gap year" and it's been standard procedure for students in England and Australia for years.
In the college admissions marathon, focusing the initial attention on a solid foundation will inevitably produce the best results – both now and in the future.
The SAT Math section contains sections on Computations, Algebra, Probability/Statistics, Functions, and Geometry. Here are five practice problems that demonstrate the types of questions on the test.
It's called a "gap year." And while it's been a common and popular rite of passage in Australia and the U.K. for decades, the concept is now starting to gain significant steam here in America.
How can parents keep kids from cheating in a society that seems to stress winning at any cost? Here's what parents can do.
Auspicious. Aesthetic. Eclectic. These words may sound vaguely familiar to the teen in your house. But does he know exactly what they mean? If he's prepping for the SAT, he should.
The road to college can be a rocky one. Between SATs, ACTs, tough courses, teacher recommendations, a cutthroat pool of applicants, extracurriculars, college essays, and everything in between, itâs an exhausting journey. So what should you do if your child says she doesnât want to take the trip?
More students than ever are applying to college. And a rising number of these students are applying to seven or more schools. So what does that mean? Has the "safety school" gone the way of the typewriter?
Is your child having nightmares about the SAT? Does the thought of writing the essay keep her up at night? It's prime test-taking season for kids hoping to get into college next year. And while it may seem a little scary, the essay section is actually one of the easiest areas to ace. As a parent, ...
No matter what path your child chooses after high school, there are options that can help her find a great career.
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