High School: School and Academics Articles
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.
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.
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.
Your child's finishing up senior year, looking forward to prom, graduation, and one more year of high school?
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.
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.
Graphic novels can entice students to read and think critically about contemporary issues. Here's a list of a few greats to get started.
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.
Is your child having nightmares about the SAT? Does the thought of writing the essay keep her up at night? It's prime test-taking season for kids hoping to get into college next year. And while it may seem a little scary, the essay section is actually one of the easiest areas to ace. As a parent, ...
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