High School: School and Academics Articles
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:
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 ...
It's the cause of blinking-cursor-induced migraines for high school seniors all over the country: the college admissions personal statement.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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- Barack Obama on Education
- Top 10 Signs of a Good Kindergarten Classroom
- Self-Directed Learning
- Waldorf Education: Four Successes and Four Failures
- Teacher Quality and Student Achievement
- The School-Within-a-School Model
- The School Voucher Debate
- No Homework: A Growing Trend?
- The Advantages of Small Schools