Category: Academics

What Is a Good GPA? How High School Grades Affect College Applications
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What Is a Good GPA? How High School Grades Affect College Applications

Amanda Holland Amanda Holland- December 2, 2021 0

High school GPA is one of the most important parts of a student’s college application packet. Schools view this number as an indication of academic ... Read More

Online AP Courses
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Online AP Courses

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- September 30, 2019 0

  You've weighed the pros and cons of the AP program, and you would like to have your student try out a class or two. ... Read More

AP Exam Registration and Schedule 2022
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AP Exam Registration and Schedule 2022

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- September 24, 2019 0

AP classes are an excellent way for advanced students to challenge themselves. In addition, they have the chance to earn college credit with the AP ... Read More

It’s All About Grades
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It’s All About Grades

Road2College Road2College- September 14, 2019 0

It's all about grades... (And course selection, the "right" high school, and more!)   Do Grades in High School Really Matter? The decisions your 9th ... Read More

When Should the College Process Begin?
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When Should the College Process Begin?

Road2College Road2College- August 13, 2019 0

When should the college process begin? Most of us would like to live in the fantasy that it doesn't have to begin until your child ... Read More

Is Your Student Angular Enough for College Admissions?
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Is Your Student Angular Enough for College Admissions?

Lisa Bleich Lisa Bleich- August 11, 2019 0

  In the early eighties, when I applied, the buzzword for college acceptance was “well-rounded,” which referred to a student who participated in many different ... Read More

College Planning Checklist for 9th & 10th Grade
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College Planning Checklist for 9th & 10th Grade

Road2College Road2College- August 1, 2019 0

FRESHMAN YEAR 9th GRADE COLLEGE PLANNING CHECKLIST Academic and Extra Curriculum Suggestions: Get to know your school counselor. Schedule a meeting just to introduce yourself, ... Read More

Is It Really Worth Taking AP Classes in High School?
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Is It Really Worth Taking AP Classes in High School?

Marsha Shaines Marsha Shaines- January 7, 2019 0

  Students at highly competitive high schools sometimes collect Advanced Placement classes in their schedules like Halloween candy: “I’ve got 5 APs this year.” “Why don’t they ... Read More

What Are Honors Colleges vs. Honors Programs?
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What Are Honors Colleges vs. Honors Programs?

Arlena McClenton Arlena McClenton- November 19, 2018 0

As a high school senior, it can be tough choosing between a small college and a large university, and knowing which school can be the ... Read More

What Is Dual Enrollment?
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What Is Dual Enrollment?

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- September 30, 2018 0

As a parent, you want to set your student up for success in high school, college, and beyond. While it is true that many students ... Read More