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3 reasons “the pen is mightier than the keyboard”

notetakingMultimedia access has changed the way students learn and develop. One area of confusion and debate is the expectation of taking listening notes: keyboarding versus long hand. The most obvious point is that notes are necessary to encode information into … Read more

The 5 most overlooked factors in college visits

There is no better way to find a perfect college fit than to spend some time on a college campus. Campus visits come in many shapes and sizes and most campuses offer variety of options when visiting a school.

The … Read more

Our 3 Top Time-Saving Tips for Applying for Financial Aid

Happy New Year also means Happy College Financial Aid Season!

If you are the parent of a senior, January 1 marks the opening of Financial Aid season. Many seniors have already received word regarding other forms of aid, such as … Read more

Is private high school really worth the money?

“The public schools are fine. Why would we want to pay for private high school?”

That’s what many parents might think, especially those whose children have attended good public grade schools. However, paying for private high school just may be … Read more

5 secrets for a successful shadow visit

If your 8th grader is considering multiple private high schools, you definitely should be planning for your child to spend a day taking the equivalent of a test drive by shadowing these schools.

So, how do you make sure that … Read more

7 vital questions you must ask about academics when choosing a private school

Parents say that academics is the number-one factor in choosing a high school for their child. If you’re interested in looking at private schools, how do you compare the different academic offerings to find the right fit for your student? … Read more

Photo of the Day for May 26, 2015

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