High School: School and Academics Articles
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 ...
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.
No matter what path your child chooses after high school, there are options that can help her find a great career.
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.
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.
Graphic novels can entice students to read and think critically about contemporary issues. Here's a list of a few greats to get started.
It's the cause of blinking-cursor-induced migraines for high school seniors all over the country: the college admissions personal statement.
Is a college education worth the price-tag? Usually. But here are some colleges that are a better deal than most.
Find out what teachers recommend your teens and adolescents read to get them ready for school.
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.
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