High School: Social and Emotional Articles
A growing number of high school seniors are deciding to take a breather before heading to the dormitory. It's called a "gap year" and it's been standard procedure for students in England and Australia for years.
The road to college can be a rocky one. Between SATs, ACTs, tough courses, teacher recommendations, a cutthroat pool of applicants, extracurriculars, college essays, and everything in between, it’s an exhausting journey. So what should you do if your child says she doesn’t want to take the trip?
Here are some ways to deal with a teen who talks back and shows disrespect.
Teens and trouble: think they go together like bread and butter? Well, you may be wrong. While teenagers do tend towards risk-seeking" behavior, and seem to enjoy pushing boundaries, troublesome behavior can be anything but typical.
Teens with credit cards are not exactly new, but the credit crisis is. Here are 7 tips for how parents can teach financial responsibility to their children.
In the glow of graduation, college acceptance, and teen romance, even the most sensible kids take risks they shouldn't on prom night. Here's what you need to know to keep your teenager safe.
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.
Most teens experience some symptoms of depression on a regular basis. So what kind of behavior is cause for concern?
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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