High School: School and Academics Articles
With today’s stiff competition, kids need to make the grade. And that means more than a GPA, it also means a strong, broad transcript, preferably starting in ninth grade. What exactly do they need? Read on.
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.
No matter what path your child chooses after high school, there are options that can help her find a great career.
Graphic novels can entice students to read and think critically about contemporary issues. Here's a list of a few greats to get started.
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.
College applications are stressful, and perhaps the most daunting aspect of the process is the dreaded "personal statement." What with trying to be yourself and trying to be what college admissions officers want you to be, high school seniors often find themselves staring a blank page, hoping for ...
We've looked high and low for exciting new titles for young adults. Here are our list of favorites to exhilarate, fascinate, and yes...educate.
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.
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.
Is a college education worth the price-tag? Usually. But here are some colleges that are a better deal than most.
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