The Ultimate Guide to Summer Planning Course

  ACCESS THE COURSE NOW   Parents know that summer activity planning is important for college admissions. But don’t stress – with the right steps and timely planning, you can make the most of how your teen invests their time in the summer, and strategically choose the right thing for them! Signet Education’s 40-minute Summer […]

Podcast: Let’s get tactical: How to Plan your Summer

Welcome back to the podcast! After a refreshing holiday break, join me as I share valuable insights on making your student’s summer meaningful. Let’s kick off the year together! Access Signet’s Guide to Summer Planning here. Explore various summer programs and exciting opportunities from Pathways to Science, Teenlife, and College Match Point. TRANSCRIPT Sheila Akbar: Hello, and welcome back […]

Riding the Winds of Change: How to Sail Through Transition

Riding the Winds of Change How to Sail Through Transition   It’s summer. Your kid is a teenager. That means you’re facing a whole lot of change. We don’t even need to know what age or year your child is currently in to know they’re facing some whopping transitions in the year ahead. All you […]

Planning a Summer that Serves

Planning a Summer that Serves

Summer is on its way, and if you’re the parent of a high schooler, you’re probably starting to think about what they’re going to be spending all that free time doing.  How do you give them the freedom they need to refresh and avoid burnout, but also keep them challenged, mentally engaged and building a […]

How Should Your Teen Spend Their Summer?

How Should Your Teen Spend Their Summer?

It’s not too early for high school students to begin planning their summers! Discover four strategies for planning activities that are engaging and fulfilling.

Activities for Teens to Enjoy this Summer

Activities for Teens to Enjoy this Summer

What should your teen read, watch, and listen to this summer? Hint: Signet’s recommendations are based more on pure enjoyment than academic value. See our list.

Summer: The Time for College Applications

Get on Track with College Applications This Summer

Summer is right around the corner and it’s the perfect time for students to get on track with college applications. Get Signet’s college application checklist.

Signet’s Guide to Summer Planning

Summer break offers students a unique opportunity to build important skills that will benefit them in college and into their adult lives. In this guide, students can learn how to plan a productive summer that aligns with their personal goals.

Making the Most of Senior Summer

Making the Most of Senior Summer

Finishing high school and heading to your next phase in life is a meaningful time of transition. We recommend taking advantage of your summer through a combination of purposeful activities, personal reflection…plus a bit of fun!

Top 10 Last-Minute Summer Activities

Every year, plans for “the perfect summer” fall through. And that’s okay! In this post, we’ll talk about how to have a summer that’s interesting and engaging, even if you haven’t secured a spot in the educational program or internship of your dreams.

Summer Dos and Don’ts for Parents

For parents, the end of the school year often comes as a relief. Considering the intensity of the end-of-year rush—final projects, exams, AP tests—it makes sense that we believe our kids deserve a break. And they do. But how much of a break is healthy?

Voluntourism

Voluntourism

How to benefit from your experience as a volunteer tourist.