How to Get Back Into a School Routine

How to Get Back Into a School Routine

While the holidays offer a much-needed break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, they can easily throw your thoughtfully-constructed schedule out of order. Getting your child back into a school routine after winter break can be a challenge. Luckily, there are a few strategies for successfully easing your student into the back-to-school transition. Creating a list of goals for the spring semester, encouraging a smart sleep schedule, and supporting your child through the common jitters of starting a new semester can help make the change easier.  Looking to help your child start the new year off on the right foot? Here’s how ... Read More About How to Get Back Into a School Routine

5 Things to Do Before Your Internship Starts

5 Things to Do Before Your Internship Starts

Securing an internship is an exciting and vital aspect of your college education. Regardless of whether this is your first internship or not, you’re likely experiencing some level of uncertainty leading up to your start date. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to ease these nerves. Before your internship starts, establish your goals, familiarize yourself with the company, and ask your supervisor any questions you may have.  Are you looking to begin your internship with confidence? Here are five things to do before your internship starts: 1. Before your internship starts, verify your schedule Be sure to double-check your s ... Read More About 5 Things to Do Before Your Internship Starts

4 New Year’s Resolutions for ACT/SAT Test-Takers

4 New Year’s Resolutions for ACT/SAT Test-Takers

With 2020 just around the corner, now is the perfect time of year to start thinking about how to be the best version of yourself. If you happen to be a high school student who’s taking the ACT or SAT next year, it can be a good idea to set some resolutions relating to your test-taking. New Year’s resolutions for test-takers in 2020 include registering for exams as soon as possible, getting a head start on your study plan, and honestly analyzing your strengths and weaknesses.  What do resolutions for the ACT or SAT look like? Keep reading to learn four New Year’s resolutions for ACT/SAT test-takers.  New Year&rsquo ... Read More About 4 New Year’s Resolutions for ACT/SAT Test-Takers

3 Eco-Friendly Winter Crafts for Kids

3 Eco-Friendly Winter Crafts for Kids

Keeping kids engaged in brain-stimulating activities during winter break can help them stay sharp for their return to school and also hold boredom at bay. One great way to keep kids busy is through crafting. Eco-friendly winter crafts for kids can teach them to be mindful of the environment and find unique ways to incorporate natural elements—such as birdseed, vines, and branches—into their crafts.   Crafting is an excellent way to keep your student actively learning during winter break. Keep reading to learn three eco-friendly winter crafts for kids.  Eco-friendly winter craft #1: birdseed ornaments During the winter ... Read More About 3 Eco-Friendly Winter Crafts for Kids

5 Tips for Avoiding College Essay Writer’s Block This December

5 Tips for Avoiding College Essay Writer’s Block This December

While December is often cited as the “most wonderful time of the year,” for 12th graders staring down college application deadlines, that isn’t always the case—especially if you still have a lot of work to do on your college essays. If you’re still working hard on those essays deep into December, chances are you’ve run into some combination of writer’s block, procrastination, and just plain old thinking you have a lot more time than you really do. Whatever your reasoning, here are five tips for avoiding college essay writer’s block this December.  (10th and 11th graders, don’t close t ... Read More About 5 Tips for Avoiding College Essay Writer’s Block This December

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