Tips to Plan a Productive Summer

Tips to Plan a Productive Summer

Most high school students associate summer break with sunshine, relaxing, and catching up with friends. While all of those things can (and should!) definitely be a part of your summer, it can also pay off to make plans that will help you stay productive toward your goals—whether they be for school, college applications, or anything else. The good news is that a little planning goes a long way. Students can plan a productive summer by simply mapping out their summer schedule now to make enough time for both work and downtime. Below are some more detailed tips to plan a productive summer:    Plan a productive summer by making a ... Read More About Tips to Plan a Productive Summer

What is it Like to Attend Kent State University?

What is it Like to Attend Kent State University?

Ryan earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Teaching, specifically in Integrated Mathematics, from Kent State University. As a tutor, he specializes in multiple areas of math tutoring. Read on for his college experience interview about his time at Kent State University. Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Ryan: The Kent State campus was a somewhat rural setting but is quickly becoming urbanized due to booming growth and development. There were lots of busing services available on the campus because it was relatively large. Many students also traveled on bikes or even skateboards/scooters. Parking was tight on and around ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend Kent State University?

Memorial Day Activities for Families

Memorial Day Activities for Families

While summer officially begins on the June solstice, the season unofficially begins on the last Monday in May: Memorial Day. It’s the end to what is often a three-day weekend for families across America involving barbeques, swimming pools, and other gatherings. But it’s important to remember the meaning behind Memorial Day as a federal holiday. The day is designated as a time to remember and honor the people who died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. Memorial Day Activities for families can include attending a Memorial Day parade, visiting military cemeteries and memorials, or visiting museums to learn more about Memorial Da ... Read More About Memorial Day Activities for Families

4 Ways Parents Can Help Middle School Students Succeed

4 Ways Parents Can Help Middle School Students Succeed

The middle school years are an exciting time when students experience transition, both academically and socially. Not only will your middle school student attend a new school building, he or she will also face new teachers, policies, classes, and extracurricular opportunities. Thus, you may be asking yourself how to prepare your child for the middle school transition. Parents can help middle school students succeed in a variety of ways, including helping them understand their schedule, creating an organizational system, and encouraging time management and problem-solving skills. 1. Help your middle school student succeed by exploring their s ... Read More About 4 Ways Parents Can Help Middle School Students Succeed

What is it Like to Attend the Georgia Institute of Technology?

What is it Like to Attend the Georgia Institute of Technology?

Puja specializes in math tutoring and science tutoring. She graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering. Interested in attending Georgia Tech? Check out her college experience interview below. Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Puja: The Georgia Tech campus is in the heart of Atlanta. With so many things to do every day, there is always convenient transportation options. Georgia Tech has its own transportation system called Stingers and Trolleys. Stingers are air conditioned buses that encompass the college perimeter, stopping at designated stops. Tr ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend the Georgia Institute of Technology?

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