Tag: parents

4 Ways to Help Your High School Senior Prepare for College

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Freelance Writer

Your high school senior will be off to college before you know it. Here's how you can assist them during their last year of high school. read more

Building Communication Skills Through Summer Jobs

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Coproducer, Screenagers

Want to make sure your child breaks away from their phone this summer? A summer job will do just that, plus give them valuable communication skills. Here's how. read more

4 Ways to Help Your High School Junior Prepare for College

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Freelance Writer

Junior year is when college planning kicks into high gear. Check out these four tips to help your teen prepare for the whole process. read more

Changing School Cell Phone Policies Now

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Coproducer, "Screenagers"

Students are more distracted than ever by their phones. If you're worried about cell phones in class affecting your students, here's a policy that can help. read more

4 Ways to Help Your High School Freshman or Sophomore Prepare for College

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Freelance Writer

Think it's too early to talk to your freshman or sophomore about college? Certainly not! Here are four ways to help your student start thinking about the future. read more

Standardized Testing Q&A: What Parents Should Know About Scores, Test-Optional Schools, and More

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Hilary Scharton, Vice President of Canvas K-12 Product Strategy, offers insights on standardized tests, test-optional schools, and test scores. read more

Should You Hire a College Consultant for Your Student?

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Cofounder, Director of College Admissions Counseling, One-Stop College Counseling

If the recent admission scandal has you questioning college counselors, you're not alone. Read on for the facts about real college counselors and what to look out for. read more

How Parents and Teachers Can Help Combat "Senioritis"

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Academic Dean, University of Phoenix College of Education

Worried your student might come down with senioritis this spring? Check out these tips on how to help them stay on top in their last months of high school. read more

How to Help a Reluctant Student With College Plans

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Freelance Writer

High school is when college conversations begin in earnest, but sometimes students don't readily engage. Here's how parents can help get the ball rolling. read more

5 Things Parents Need to Know About the FAFSA

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Founder, Moon Prep

If you or your child are applying to college, here are five essential things you need to know about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). read more