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Colleges split hairs when it comes to who gets admitted and who doesn't. Fair or unfair, the smallest thing can keep a student from not being admitted even if their grades and test scores are pristine. If the student is aware of the common pitfalls, they can avoid them. Why give colleges a reason to deny you? Here are the five biggest mistakes students make and how to avoid them.
I hope our children take a piece of us both, but mostly, when they reflect on their childhood, I want them to perceive it as laden with opportunities and support, and less of their parents vicariously living through them.
Applying to college may seem daunting, but the start of another school year presents an incredible opportunity for your high school student to demonstrate the value she will add to a college admissions officer and increase her odds of admission.
To all my teachers, you have done enough.
This posts offers guidance on the 5 most relevant and fraught topics your freshman (or freshwoman) will continually face as he or she evolves from an incoming 9th grader to bona fide high schooler. They are, in no particular order.
Not all students are ready for AP classes at the same time. If you are uncertain about your own preparedness, there are several steps that you can take.
There’s a picture currently going viral; a simple sign taped to the door of a school in Arkansas. It reads, “Stop! If you are dropping of...
My 16-year-old daughter is trapped in a world where she feels that all that matters is school, and all that matters after school is homework. If you don't do homework, or don't do it on time or well, down goes the grade.
Filming of Heroes Rising wrapped in July 2016 and is now in post-production. The film, along with an original soundtrack, will be available nationwide.
Sport has always been a part of Jamal Khalil Atkins' life. The second son of Albert William Atkins and Jeannette Sykes Atkins, Jamal's parents incorporated a philosophy of life that exalted and combined a high respect of body, will and mind.
Most of us couldn't have predicted that one day, so much of our lives would be public. Young adults growing up in the early days of social media hadn't yet learned that posting online is like carving in stone -- that photo of you and friends celebrating spring break is mighty hard to erase.
There are two main ways through which high schoolers can seek out research positions. You can either apply to a designated research program, or you can reach out to researchers and/or faculty of academic institutions on your own.
Just before I enrolled in my university, I devoured articles like “7 Things Freshmen Need to Survive,” and “3 Things I Wish I Knew B...
Creating a study routine can be challenging. However, buckling down and following this routine for an entire semester can be even more challenging. Th...
Rehearsals started three weeks ago for Rascal Arts, a theater company comprised of New York's LaGuardia High School students and graduates whose debut production I profiled last year. This young company strive to create innovative works of theater, while also producing other events to support the newest generation of artists.