Countless articles and website have addressed how to parent so that teens are ready to leave home and go to college. Even more articles have cautioned you to learn how to do your own laundry, cook, clean up after yourself, and even stick to a budget. While all of these are important and quite necessary, […]
The grass always does seem greener. It is not uncommon for teens to believe that adults have it made. No rules, you can do whatever you want. All you want is to be an adult with no rules. Often, though, you fail to realize all of the responsibilities that come along with that, and adults […]
Once you reach the age of 16, you become eligible for all sorts of paying jobs. You can check the specific laws in your state, because some states will even let you start legitimately working when you’re even younger. Overall, the age of 16 is a good time to start working because you have hopefully […]
So, you’re almost there. You’ve made it to your senior year of high school, and by all indications, you will be graduating. You’ve worked hard, hopefully had a lot of fun, and now anxiety about the future sets in. All around you people are talking about testing and prep classes, grades, scores, and AP tests. […]
The more selective the college, the less of a numbers-driven meritocracy the admissions process will be. The numbers will always be important. But once you have finalists who’ve achieved those metrics, you have to look to other, less tangible qualities.