High School: School and Academics Articles
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.
How can parents keep kids from cheating in a society that seems to stress winning at any cost? Here's what parents can do.
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.
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 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.
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?
No matter what path your child chooses after high school, there are options that can help her find a great career.
Second semester senior year, a time when students nation-wide infamously contract "senioritis" or fall into "senior slump," holds the potential for some of the most important and valuable college preparation. Here are some things that high school seniors should keep in mind.
- Teacher Quality and Student Achievement
- Top 10 Signs of a Good Kindergarten Classroom
- Do Grades Do Any Good?
- Waldorf Education: Four Successes and Four Failures
- Self-Directed Learning
- The Advantages of Small Schools
- Size Matters: The Difference Between Big and Small Schools
- Barack Obama on Education
- No Homework: A Growing Trend?
- What Do Test Scores Really Say About a School?