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Preparing Your Sophomore for College Applications

Preparing Your Sophomore for College Applications

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 ...

Book Therapy: A High School Reading List

Book Therapy: A High School Reading List

As long as there has been engaging literature, young adults have been engaging in developmental bibliotherapy. That is, teenagers have picked up books, identified with the character and his plight and, through that connection, gained some emotional insight into their own lives.

Beyond Basic Access: Best Universities for Students with Physical Disabilities

Beyond Basic Access: Best Universities for Students with Physical Disabilities

If your son or daughter uses a wheelchair or needs significant assistance with daily living activities, you may want to consider one of these ten schools.

High School Goes High-Tech

High School Goes High-Tech

Nearly one million students across the nation incorporate some form of cyberlearning into their educational experience. How does it work?

1 Out of 4 Drops Out of High School

1 Out of 4 Drops Out of High School

If you're like most parents, you have big dreams for your child. You imagine a good life, a secure and exciting job, and a shining future. But dropping out of high school puts much of that at risk. And studies show that one out of four high school students leaves before graduating.

1 in 3 Unprepared for Life After High School

1 in 3 Unprepared for Life After High School

High school graduation is a big deal. But a new study by the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit, The Alliance for Excellent Education, shows that a good chunk of students are unprepared for life after high school.