December 6, 2016

Parents are aware of the effects that stress can have on the health and minds of young people. Already there are common physical symptoms associated with sleep, ranging from high blood pressure to insomnia or sleep deprivation. New research from Stanford University, ho...

November 7, 2016

Despite it being rare to sit for a college interview, learning interviewing skills are important because it is still a part of life and it’s still a key method in the hiring process. Yes, we’re talking about the dreaded job interview, source of so much fear, anxiety an...

September 27, 2016

Are you considering taking some time off from school before you begin college? Many countries have a “gap year” tradition, whether it involves backpacking across a foreign country or getting a job and saving money. The idea is primarily to gain practical experience of...

September 16, 2016

Stress is a huge part of our lives. On a daily basis students, adults, young, old, rich, poor, all experience stress to some degree and it can have detrimental affects on our bodies. But what exactly is stress? Where does it come from and why does it affect us?  Most i...

July 14, 2016

In a recent Washington Post article, students expressed dismay in the scores reported for the essay section of the ACT exam. Many young people who have previously reported good grades and positive feedback on their writing say they were graded much worse on the ACT’s e...

May 23, 2016

 

The summer is a great time for students to take a rest from their busy schedules. And while this is good for them, their lack of learning over the summer leads to a phenomenon known as the summer slide. The National Summer Learning Association at Johns Hopkins Univers...

May 2, 2016

 

Goal setting is an important life skill for children to learn.  When your children start to set goals, they instantly have a roadmap they can follow. They will work harder and achieve more and reaching their goals will help to boost their self-esteem. Guide your child...

March 28, 2016

 

The ACT test offers students a chance to show off their skills and get into the school that best suits their academic career. This important test can be stressful and many students don't perform well because of general test anxiety. Being prepared will not only mean y...

March 14, 2016

There are several things you should know as students prepare for the new SAT test in 2016. The new SAT will debut on March 5th, 2016, with additional tests on May 7th, June 4th and again later in the fall. The SAT has undergone a few changes that should make it more ac...

February 29, 2016

 

Are your students prepared for life beyond your home and your constant attention and caregiving? Many young adults are continuing to stay and live under their childhood roof for far longer than the expected 18 years. What seems to be holding many back is lack of prepa...

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