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5 New Year's Resolutions for Parents

5 New Year's Resolutions for Parents

Parents can be a defining factor in their child’s academic success, and the New Year is a great time to reflect on your habits. Checking in regularly with your student, celebrating their successes, and encouraging independence are just a few resolutions to consider setting in 2019. Keep reading to learn five New Year’s resolutions for parents. New Year’s resolution #1: set clear expectations and deadlines No matter their age, most students flourish with structure. Ensure that you’re using clear and defined language when communicating expectations and deadlines to your child. For example: For younger students, est ... Read More About 5 New Year's Resolutions for Parents

4 New Year’s Resolutions for Students

4 New Year’s Resolutions for Students

The closing of a calendar year signals a new opportunity for you to make the most of the upcoming months of school. Setting goals—such as New Year’s resolutions—is one way to do so. In the new year, you might consider setting goals like, “I will boost my GPA to a B+,” or, “I will proactively complete projects more often.” Below, you’ll learn about four New Year’s resolutions for students to set this coming semester.  New Year’s resolution #1: Make an impact in your community Whether your high school carries a community service requirement or not, it can feel great to give back ... Read More About 4 New Year’s Resolutions for Students

What to Know About the SAT Subject Test in Physics

What to Know About the SAT Subject Test in Physics

Certain colleges and universities recommend that students take at least one SAT Subject Test during their high school career. SAT Subject Tests provide a platform for students to showcase skills in a specific subject to potential institutions. More than 50,000 high school students took the SAT Subject Test in Physics in 2017, making it one of the most popular subject tests. As with any subject test, the SAT Subject Test in Physics requires practice and preparation. When planning for the SAT Subject Test in Physics, it’s important to know the structure of the exam, the specific concepts to study, and which review strategies suit you best ... Read More About What to Know About the SAT Subject Test in Physics

What to Do Once You Receive Your PSAT Scores

What to Do Once You Receive Your PSAT Scores

Receiving your PSAT scores can be stressful—and confusing. It’s all too easy to transfer how you feel about your results onto your overall academic self-esteem—a natural but not necessarily helpful connection—and it’s easy to feel at a loss for what to do next. So what should you do once you receive your PSAT scores? Take these three steps. Once you receive your PSAT scores, assess your strengths and weaknesses If you took the PSAT in October 2018, you will be able to access your scores between December 10 and 12, depending on what state you live in. (Visit The College Board to find out which date corresponds t ... Read More About What to Do Once You Receive Your PSAT Scores

5 Ways to Stay Motivated During Finals Week

5 Ways to Stay Motivated During Finals Week

Finals week can be a true test of your academic stamina. By this point in the semester, you’re likely working double time to stay on top of your studies and maintain a positive mindset. As finals week quickly approaches, it’s key to find strategies to stay energized to succeed. Ways to stay motivated during finals week include focusing on your goals, following your study plan, and finding strategies to hold yourself accountable. Looking to successfully tackle your finals? Keep reading to learn five ways to stay motivated during finals week. 1. Stay motivated during finals week by remembering your goals Studying for your finals c ... Read More About 5 Ways to Stay Motivated During Finals Week