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.
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 ...
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.
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:
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.
No matter what path your child chooses after high school, there are options that can help her find a great career.
Find out what teachers recommend your teens and adolescents read to get them ready for school.
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 ...
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