The Five Must-Have Skills Every Child Needs to Succeed

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6. Moral of the Story

What we’ve just gone through is actually very good news – because if one thing is clear, it’s that your child doesn’t need to have an IQ over 150 to be successful in life. The key is instilling the above traits early on – and nurturing and encouraging them every chance you get. If you do, your child will have a huge leg up on the competition.

Now that you know the five must-have skills, how does your child measure up in these areas? Here are some sample test questions from the ITBS®, a test that assesses general skills. Note: these questions are intended for children in the third grade.