High School: School and Academics Articles
It's the cause of blinking-cursor-induced migraines for high school seniors all over the country: the college admissions personal statement.
With the college admissions process becoming more and more competitive, some students are using an arsenal of unique tactics to get themselves noticed. Here's what you need to know about what really gets you noticed as a college applicant.
First came lists naming the country's "best colleges." Then magazines began ranking high schools. With a click of the mouse, parents can read whether their local school is considered one of the top 100 in the country, one of the top 1000, or whether it fails to make the cut.
How do you stand out from the crowd when applying for college? What will make you the 1 in 10 that admissions officers choose? The answer: a well-refined and organized application.
Your teen has been balancing academics, athletics, and high school social life for years now. But all her hard work is about to pay off: as most kids and parents know, the more accomplished teens are in a variety of fields, the better their chances of getting into the college or university of their ...
No matter what path your child chooses after high school, there are options that can help her find a great career.
The lessons I learned over three years and hundreds of tours as a Stanford University tour guide could fill a book. Here are the Cliff’s Notes:
Ed Carroll knows what it's like to take the SAT. In fact, he may know better than any other person on the planet: over the past ten years, he's taken every single test the College Board has put out there. Here are his tips on how to boost your score.
You've seen the headlines: "College loan meltdown" or "student loan credit crunch." It's enough to make any parent and high school senior nervous. What on earth is going on and is this a big worry?
Although everyone knows that pulling an all-nighter is no way to go, many see no alternatives to the occasional late-night cram-session. But all-nighters may be doing more harm than good.
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- Teacher Quality and Student Achievement
- Barack Obama on Education
- Self-Directed Learning
- Waldorf Education: Four Successes and Four Failures
- The School-Within-a-School Model
- The Advantages of Small Schools
- What Do Test Scores Really Say About a School?
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