Academic Coaching

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From Victories to Vision: Turning Last Semester's Wins into Next Semester's Goals

From Victories to Vision: Turning Last Semester’s Wins into Next Semester’s Goals

As the school year comes to a close, it’s an excellent time for high school students and parents to reflect …
Podcast: Ellen Braaten: Bright Kids Who Couldn’t Care Less

Podcast: Ellen Braaten: Bright Kids Who Couldn’t Care Less

“He’s so smart, but he’s no longer interested in school—or any ‘offline’ activities.” “She used to love sports, but now …
Jay Bacrania: Skills for High School Success

Podcast Bonus Episode: Tools for Academic Skill-Building and Accountability

Towards the end of my conversation with Jay, our CEO, last week, we started getting really tactical around various tools …
The Weight of the Waitlist

The Weight of the Waitlist

If your child has been put on the waitlist for their college of choice, you know the ache of watching …
To Test or Not To Test

To Test or Not To Test?

One of the less visible changes that the 2020 pandemic brought us was the shift to “test optional” policies at …
How to Achieve an Academic Turnaround

Podcast: How to Achieve an Academic Turnaround

Meet Liz – one of Signet’s rockstar academic coaches. In today’s episode, Liz shares her approach to coaching, what kinds …
Teach Students, Not Subjects

Teach Students, Not Subjects

One of Signet’s core values is “teach students, not subjects.” Discover what this value means to us—and to the students …
academic success

8 Inspiring Quotes about Academic Success

Sometimes, the best sources of motivation are other people who have been in your shoes. These quotes about academic success …
How Teens Can Improve Problem-Solving Skills

How Teens Can Improve Problem-Solving Skills

Problem-solving is a critical skill that high school students must master to be successful in life. Learn how to help …
Standardized Test Taking Strategies

Standardized Test Taking Strategies

Discover helpful test taking strategies for the SAT, ACT, and AP exams that can build students’ confidence and boost their …