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.
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.
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.
Tips and tricks to help 9th grade students succeed in high school.
If your student thinks success in school will look the same way it always has, it’s time to help them reframe the conversation.
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 […]
The most important skills that students need to develop before the college transition.
With so many colleges making tests optional, do students need to worry about standardized testing this year? Let’s explore the possibilities.
The coronavirus will continue to have a major impact on many aspects of high school. To help you feel a bit less overwhelmed, we’ve compiled resources and advice we’ve published related to COVID-19 so far.
How is COVID-19 affecting your student’s development and learning?
If the COVID-19 pandemic has caused your student’s schoolwork to slip, there’s still time to get them back on track.
As summer approaches, now is a good time to revisit your goals and assess your progress. Let’s get started!
Five essential steps to writing a quality paper and unleashing your inner wordsmith.
Decoding the concept of leadership in 10th grade.
Learn how to study efficiently and effectively for those final exams!
Learn about the school report, its role in the college application process, and how admissions officers use the school report in college admissions.
We give you an overview of your entire junior year of high school, including a month-by-month checklist. Let’s get productive!
Typically, the most accessible mentors in your life are teachers, but potential mentors also include coaches, religious leaders, and club advisors.
We made a guide for high school seniors. Follow our month-by-month timeline to stay on track!
Read our tips to start the school year off right!
A brief guide to some of the most common mental health challenges your student might be facing.
Here are 4 tips to keep you motivated!
Follow these simple suggestions to develop better relationships with your teachers.
Find your balance during times of change.
Use this quick guide to determine if you should approach your teacher for extra help.
Adapting to Freshman studying can be difficult. Our quick guide can help you troubleshoot where you need help.
Struggling with study skills? Figure out where you’re stuck.
A simple standardized testing guide for high school freshman.
Building leadership opportunities for you college applications start as early as sophomore year.
Find out why joining extracurriculars as early as your sophomore year is important to your college application.
Learn why getting involved in extracurriculars in your junior year is so important to the college admissions process.
Freshman year is hard, but sophomore year doesn’t have to be. Use what you learned last year to make this year successful.
Five, classic movies that every high school will identify with.
24 Tell-tale Signs that you are a Junior in High School
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.
Try out this study method for calculus class (or apply it to any math class).
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.
When it comes to chemistry, expert feels like an understatement in describing Austin.
How to deal when you don’t have the option of taking it one test at a time.
One of the best kept secrets of great students is that they don’t study for midterms the way everyone else does.
Free online classes are a hot topic in education. Here’s how to use them to your advantage!
Helpful hints for turning an interest into a useful talent and a passion.
Rich, an ACT tutor who has coached multiple students to a perfect ACT score, shares some advice.
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.
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.
Even if you spent your summer babysitting.
The top ten skills we see in successful high schoolers.
How using a tutor can build a student’s confidence.
A guide to creating the study skills you need to focus.
An established tutor’s guide to tutoring yourself.