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High School and Beyond


How To Prepare Your Child For A Post-Covid Workplace

By Lucy Wyndham As the economy slowly reopens after the pandemic, millions of parents will be returning to the workplace – and the new normal that comes with it. Throughout the pandemic, 60 percent of parents had no outside childcare help, according to Boston Consulting Group. This means that millions of families across America have spent …

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Boarding School Letter

By Jen Cort, LCSW-C, Founder Jen Cort Educational Consulting Dear prospective boarding school parent, This is the letter I wish I had received five years ago when my child began considering boarding school.  Yes, it started as a typical teenage joke. “Well, maybe I will go to boarding school,” and now it’s a real thing. …

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Planning for College Tips and Advice Guide

Get Ahead of the Game – Early High School Preparation for College

The best time to prepare for college is during your high school years. In fact, a college that accepts you, a scholarship that awards you, and a company that employs you, will all take into account what you did during high school. For example, colleges mostly look at your grades; most scholarships seek to award those with extracurricular activities, community involvement, and leadership skills; while employers will take all the above into consideration.


How Student Loan Debt Has Changed Over the Past Decade: By School and State

Mike Brown, Research Analyst, LendEDU A lot can change over the course of a decade, and when it comes to student loan debt, most of that change has been in the negative direction. According to a Bloomberg report, the nation’s student loan debt total has more than doubled since 2009, when it was $675 million. Now, that …

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Preparing Teens for Adulthood

Robbye Fox, Independent Educational Consultant, The College Lady If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put responsibility on their shoulders. –Ann Landers SAT prep, AP courses, soccer, karate, piano … we invest so many resources into activities we believe will contribute to our children’s lifelong success that we often overlook daily-life skills. …

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The Dream Denied

How to manage the disappointment when your first choice school rejects your child. This is the time of year students spend on the shadow trail. It’s also the time when one school usually emerges as a top choice for both the student and parents. So now is the perfect time to start preparing for the …

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