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.
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 ...
Your child's finishing up senior year, looking forward to prom, graduation, and one more year of high school?
Graphic novels can entice students to read and think critically about contemporary issues. Here's a list of a few greats to get started.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
- Do Grades Do Any Good?
- Waldorf Education: Four Successes and Four Failures
- Top 10 Signs of a Good Kindergarten Classroom
- Barack Obama on Education
- Self-Directed Learning
- Teacher Quality and Student Achievement
- The Advantages of Small Schools
- The School-Within-a-School Model
- The Effects of Competition on Educational Outcomes
- What Do Test Scores Really Say About a School?