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.
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 ...
Is a college education worth the price-tag? Usually. But here are some colleges that are a better deal than most.
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.
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.
For most parents, paying for college can be an ordeal. Fortunately, there are tons of financial aid resources out there for those who are willing to do a little research.
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 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.
Find out what teachers recommend your teens and adolescents read to get them ready for school.
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- Self-Directed Learning
- Waldorf Education: Four Successes and Four Failures
- Barack Obama on Education
- Size Matters: The Difference Between Big and Small Schools
- The Advantages of Small Schools
- The School-Within-a-School Model
- What Makes a High School Successful?