Tag: middle school

A Student’s Story: A Tulane Business School Success

When James Barlia was a high school senior, he had only a few thoughts about what he wanted in a college. Coming from Bullis, a small private school, he knew he didn’t want a large university. He wanted a school in the small-to-medium size range, but one large enough to have a lot of school […]

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5 Tips to Help Your Kids with High School Admissions Decisions

We’re not breaking new ground to note that life seems to come with ups and downs. And…we want to spare our kids the downs. Still, we hope to help them make the most of challenging situations and grow from those opportunities, developing resiliency that will serve them well throughout their lives. High school admissions decisions […]

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3 Tips to Boost Stress Immunity

April showers bring May flowers, and May flowers just may bring on allergies. All kinds of environmental stressors and contagions are popping up: APs, research papers, freaked-out friends (and parents!), proms, playoffs,  galas, and celebratory outings and activities. Good grief! It’s a lot. As one colleague put it to me, “Do you notice how many […]

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5 Tips For Starting a New School Club

I work with a number of students who, at some point in their high school career, think about starting a new extracurricular club. On its face, this would seem to be an excellent example of leadership and an important contribution to the school community. And of course, when done correctly, it is. But any student […]

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