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Does Your Child Need SAT Help?

Does Your Child Need SAT Help?

How important are courses and tutoring for standardized college aptitude tests?

January 2012
Quality Extracurricular Activities Can Be Crucial to College Admission

Quality Extracurricular Activities Can Be Crucial to College Admission

Activities like student government, band and sports could make a critical difference, say admissions officials.

July 2011
Not Your Daddy's Vo-Tech

Not Your Daddy's Vo-Tech

Today's vocational and technical high schools have become "career academies."

May 2011
Financial Aid Begins with FAFSA

Financial Aid Begins with FAFSA

Parents of high school seniors can begin to find financial aid in the fall by understanding FAFSA, the federal form that determines how much aid a student is eligible to receive.

November 2010
College Isn't the Only Option

College Isn't the Only Option

College isn't right for every student — including many who enroll in four-year programs. Here are alternatives.

May 2010
Facebook and College Admissions

Facebook and College Admissions

Inappropriate online pages can hurt college chances. Creative expression can sometimes help.

March 2010
Let’s Tackle Sports Injuries

Let’s Tackle Sports Injuries

Parents have an important role in making sure both students and their schools and sports clubs are following up-to-date safety and injury management practices.

January 2010
How To Take Great Notes

How To Take Great Notes

Taking good notes is a key school survival skill your child will need through high school and beyond.

January 2010
Math Course Calculations

Math Course Calculations

increasing number of high school students are applying to college with a year of calculus already under their belts. To do so, they must start algebra in 8th grade.

January 2010
Too Much Homework?

Too Much Homework?

Before assuming the problem is excessive assignments, check out other possibilites, such as study habits or too little time.

January 2010
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