Focus on Parents Articles
February and March are tense within the world of college admissions - for all involved parties.
A parents' perspective to too much going on and not enough fun in their high school juniors' lives.
Now is the time to evaluate what you can do this month to continue your focus on the college planning process.
This year, take the time at the beginning of each month to evaluate what you can do to continue your focus on the college admissions process.
November is a pivotal time of year for high school seniors - and we’re not just talking turkey.
You need to focus more than ever before on your studies, which classes you choose to take and how much you devote to preparing for standardized testing and college research outside the classroom.
January is the start of a New Year <i>and</i> a new semester. Which means, you have the unique advantage of a fresh start in more than one way! How cool is that?
Your grad is off to college - give them something that they can use during their journey.
While you can’t take the exams for them (yes, we know you’ve thought about it) you can help ease their exam anxieties in other ways.
The changes will take effect in 2016 – a year that many students will undoubtedly consider their lucky break.
Take advantage of the winter to see what sort of temperatures you will likely battle, as well as how each campus defines the “winter blues.”
Spring is the perfect time for students to visit prospective colleges and universities.
Instead of going into debt, perhaps you should consider a work college.
As a parent, you likely want to encourage your student to get the most out of their time, experiences and, of course, work towards success.
There are things parents can do to help high schoolers and soon-to-be-college students prepare for their next phase in life.
By taking AP courses, you’re demonstrating to the college that you are able to handle a college level course while you’re still in high school.
You have two choices: the easy way or the hard way. Why not make things easier on yourself with these four steps?
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