Getting the Best Help for Your High SchoolerFrom 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 Declaration of Independence.
Road to College: The End of Senior YearSecond 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.
Choosing High School Activities WiselyAmbitious students may be tempted to choose their activities based on what might look good on a college application, but learning the oboe when you'd rather be throwing the football makes your extracurricular activities seem like the hardest, most boring homework ever.
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