Tips for High School Freshmen

It’s hard to believe that the new school year is right around the corner! For students in North Carolina public schools, that year starts August 26th. While it’s normally an exciting time of year, it can be a bit intimidating for those students entering high school for the first time. While every new school year [...]

College Bound: Understanding the Importance of AP Classes, Exams

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As students begin planning their course selections for next year, families need to understand the full importance of taking AP classes. AP classes are college-level courses, normally taught at high school. They offer a challenging curriculum, which gives students a taste of college level coursework. Courses are offered in a variety of areas – English, [...]

Are AP Courses Worth the Effort?

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As students begin planning their course selections for next year, families need to understand the full importance of taking AP classes. AP classes are college-level courses, normally taught at the high school, that offer a challenging curriculum which gives students a taste of college level coursework. Courses are offered in a several areas of English, [...]

College Bound: High School Kids Need to Make Summer Plans

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Though it’s still technically the middle of winter, it’s actually the perfect time to start planning for summer. For high school students, it would help if that plan included some type of academic focus. Colleges look for students that take the initiative to further pursue their academic interests. Students should find ways to enhance their [...]

Start Planning for Summer Now!

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Though it’s still technically the middle of winter, it’s actually the perfect time to start planning for summer. For high school students, it would help if that plan included some type of academic focus. Colleges look for students that take the initiative to further pursue their academic interests. Students should find ways to enhance their [...]

Back to School: Has Your Tween, Teen Completed his Summer Assignments?

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With the new school year quickly approaching, now is the time to check and see that your child has completed any required summer assignments they may have been given. High school students in honors and AP courses are the most likely to have required summer assignments. They are often used as a review of past [...]