High School: School and Academics Articles
Is a college education worth the price-tag? Usually. But here are some colleges that are a better deal than most.
It's the cause of blinking-cursor-induced migraines for high school seniors all over the country: the college admissions personal statement.
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 ...
No matter what path your child chooses after high school, there are options that can help her find a great career.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Your child's finishing up senior year, looking forward to prom, graduation, and one more year of high school?
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.
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- The Advantages of Small Schools
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