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MOST RECENT: Three Sure Ways to Ruin a Campus Visit

Posted on 03/30/2017, by Dr. Ellen Fithian

Three Sure Ways to Ruin a Campus Visit

Many of you will be heading off for a grand tour of schools over spring break. Done right, this is an enjoyable experience for you and your teen, but there are a lot of ways to go wrong. Here are my top three.

1. Wing it.

A couple of years ago, while visiting my son, a graduate student at Stanford, it occurred to me that while I was out there I ought to attend the information session and…

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College Planning for Parents of 8th and 9th Graders: For Best Results Start Now

Posted on 02/01/2017, by Dr. Ellen Fithian

College Planning for Parents of 8th and 9th Graders: For Best Results Start Now

When helping your teen plan for college, you only get one chance to do it right. Don't blow it.

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Time Management Tips for Busy Students: Step 2

Posted on 01/31/2017, by Dr. Ellen Fithian

Time Management Tips for Busy Students: Step 2

Effective time management strategies are critical skills for today's busy teens.

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Time Management Tips for Busy Students: Step 1

Posted on 01/24/2017, by Dr. Ellen Fithian

Time Management Tips for Busy Students: Step 1

If your teen's study habits are jeopardizing his grades or your sanity, it's time to help…

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After the PSAT Comes the Prep

Posted on 01/16/2017, by Dr. Ellen Fithian

After the PSAT Comes the Prep

Make PSAT scores count by using them to craft an SAT prep strategy.

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