Our education system focuses on academics: math, science, English and history. This is great for the 15% of kids who are academically gifted. But what about the other 85% of kids whose strengths are not academics – but athletics, art, music, choir, creative writing, social skills or foreign language?
Preparing for College
As the year winds down and final exams loom, you might be tempted to remind your teen of the consequences of failure. It makes sense, it seems like, to motivate a kid by pointing out that he’ll not graduate on time if he goofs off.... Seems like, but not true.
If your child decides she wants to quit one school and attend another one – maybe a community college – will her credits be accepted on a one-for-one basis by the new school? If credits don’t transfer, your child is trapped.
No matter what your testing goals, time or budget, here’s some advice about making your test prep choice.