High School: School and Academics Articles
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.
A marathon. A gauntlet. The Indy 500. There is no shortage of metaphors to describe the college application process. As a high schooler, these images can be daunting, if not downright scary. But, to add a new – and perhaps more heartening – metaphor to the mix, try this on for size: a ...
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.
Your child's finishing up senior year, looking forward to prom, graduation, and one more year of high school?
The increasing competition to get into college can leave you and your high schooler stressed out. Here are some tips from the pros for handling those knuckle-biting months.
It's the cause of blinking-cursor-induced migraines for high school seniors all over the country: the college admissions personal statement.
From the classroom to the playing field, standardized tests to college applications, getting outside help in high school - in the form of SAT prep classes, individual subject tutors, athletic trainers, and private college counselors, among others -has become as mainstream as studying the ...
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 ...
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.
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.
- Do Grades Do Any Good?
- Top 10 Signs of a Good Kindergarten Classroom
- Self-Directed Learning
- Waldorf Education: Four Successes and Four Failures
- Teacher Quality and Student Achievement
- Barack Obama on Education
- The Advantages of Small Schools
- Size Matters: The Difference Between Big and Small Schools
- The School-Within-a-School Model
- Selecting a School for Your Child