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Advice for Parents

A Conversation on Mental Health: How Parents and Guardians Can Support Their Students in High School for Success in College
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By Sam Joustra
May 28, 2024 | 8 minute read

How can you successfully support your student in high school for success in college? Learn more from our conversation with Marjorie Seidenfeld about college counseling, mental health, and...

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Is Ivy League Counseling Worth It? 5 Reasons to Consider
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By Ana Boskovic
January 22, 2024 | 12 minute read

So you're the parent of a high-flying student aiming for the Ivy League. Your teen has the grades, test scores, and even stellar extracurriculars. But the thought of hiring a college...

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Making the Most of Your Gap Year: 8 Tips for Every Adventurer
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By Jaein Seo
December 4, 2023 | 4 minute read

Are you at a crossroads, wondering if a gap year could be the right chapter in your life’s adventure? If the idea of exploration, personal growth, and diverse cultural experiences excite...

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How to Help Your Child During Grade 9
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By Anita Gajula
May 26, 2023 | 6 minute read

My son is currently a 9th grader who spent last summer asking me questions about starting high school. The conversation came up at least once a day, so I knew he was nervous. What I did not...

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Let Tomorrow Happen
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By Kevin McMullin
November 24, 2021 | 2 minute read

Parents, while your kids are still in the house, you don’t have to wonder if you’ll all be sitting down to Thanksgiving dinner together. Whether you’re at your home table or visiting...

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Parents: Stand Back to Let Your Kids Stand Out
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By Liz Gyori
November 17, 2021 | 3 minute read

A while back, my husband and I attended a late fall school parents’ night for our then fifth grader. Holiday “placemats” decorated by each student festooned the classroom walls. On those...

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