Signet’s Guide to High School Sophomore Year

Sophomore year is a time when students can find significant opportunities for growth, both in and out of the classroom. However, taking advantage of those opportunities requires some focus and dedication.

Signet’s Guide to High School Junior Year

Junior year is probably the most challenging of a student’s high school career: classes are rigorous, extracurriculars demand increased time and energy, and the college process begins in earnest.

Signet’s Guide to High School Senior Year

The senior year of high school is a unique experience and a very special time in a student’s life. Students need one foot firmly planted in the present, to maintain their grades, activities, and complete the college process.

Reframe School with the Top 10 List

The Top 10 List is a simple tool you can use as a conversation starter with your student to explore what other activities and pursuits they might feel are meaningful during this time.

Tune Back in to Curiosity

Our educational system hasn’t just been disrupted by the pandemic. It’s been shaken to its core. Despite the hard work put in by teachers, students, and parents, many kids have found it harder to engage through online learning. Diminished social interaction has left students feeling lonely (and parents feeling overwhelmed). Many students started to ask […]

Are You College-Ready?

The most important skills that students need to develop before the college transition.

High School Self-Assessment

As summer approaches, now is a good time to revisit your goals and assess your progress. Let’s get started!

How to Write a Paper

Five essential steps to writing a quality paper and unleashing your inner wordsmith.

C Students and the College Process

C Students and the College Process

Yes, C students can get into their dream colleges! But not all C students are the same. Here’s how to navigate the application process with a late bloomer, underachiever, or other kind of C student.

Study Tips for Calc

Study Tips for Calc

Try out this study method for calculus class (or apply it to any math class).

When to Start Studying for Finals

When to Start Studying for Finals

If you didn’t wait until the last second, but also haven’t been totally on top of your game since day one, we have tips for you.

How to Study for Midterms

How to Study for Midterms

One of the best kept secrets of great students is that they don’t study for midterms the way everyone else does.

Study Tips for Algebra

Study Tips for Algebra

We know algebra can be difficult, so we want to share some advice on how to make it easier! From learning fundamentals to being more efficient, there are lots of steps you can take to bring up your algebra game.

How to Talk to Professors

How to Talk to Professors

In the final installment of this three-part series on adjusting to college, Olivia advises future and current students on how to get the most out of relationships with professors.