Your family may already have established traditions of sharing gratitude: a heartfelt word, a phone call, a handwritten note. We want to encourage our students to reach out to the individuals who helped get them through the high school admissions process.
How do I help decide the destiny of my child? PrepMatters’s in house expert, Educational Planner Jeff Knox, has some suggestions for making the most sense of all the high school information you have collected.
For students taking a December SSAT, ISEE, or HSPT, it is often the last step of a long trek. It’s always important to put your best effort in for the test, but it can be particularly hard when you’re worn out and just holding on for winter break. Here are some final pointers.
Early Decision & Early Action notifications are beginning to arrive. If you are awaiting a response to your early college applications, here is what you may hear back, what it means, & some next steps you can take.
What to say when your family asks you about your college plans? We've got a few options.
In this digital age, there’s a lot that can go wrong in the hands of those who aren’t aware. There’s also so much that goes right in the hands of the prepared. So please, by all means, post your things - your funny, impressive, honest things. Just remember that the internet remembers everything.
Feeling stuck in a cycle of working too hard, not getting enough sleep, and falling behind? Consider the idea that you should be working smarter, not harder. Efficient studying requires you to plan effectively, genuinely engage with the material, and challenge how you’re thinking about what you’re learning. Here are a few ideas for you to incorporate into your own study habits.
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), DECA, investment clubs, and more offer students a way to get a taste of typical business concepts. FBLA helps students understand the world of business and prepares them for a transition to real work or studying business in college.