High School: School and Academics Articles
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:
Graphic novels can entice students to read and think critically about contemporary issues. Here's a list of a few greats to get started.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Kids often get frustrated and lose interest in their assignments. You can help: here's an age-by-age guide to being your child's homework coach.
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 ...
AP, IB, PSAT, SAT, ACT… Junior year is full of acronyms, all of which stand for yet another potentially stressful step in the lengthy college application process. Here are some tips from the experts on how to stay relaxed and focused on the road to college.
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- The School-Within-a-School Model
- The Advantages of Small Schools
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- The School Voucher Debate