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MOST RECENT: Time to Plan for Summer

Posted on 01/11/2023, by Dr. Ellen Fithian to Parents of 7th and 8th Graders, Parents of 9th Graders, Parents of 10th Graders, Parents of 11th Graders, Parents of 12th Graders

Time to Plan for Summer

I have never been a winter person. Frosty mornings and dark, frigid afternoons leave me cold. Even a mild Virginia winter generally seems about two months too long, so by late January I'm dreaming of summer. And while it may still be several months away, you should be thinking about it, too. Many summer programs advise interested applicants to apply early due to limited enrollment,…

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College Planning for Parents of 7th-10th Graders

Posted on 12/14/2022, by Dr. Ellen Fithian to Parents of 7th and 8th Graders, Parents of 9th Graders

College Planning for Parents of 7th-10th Graders

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

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College Essay: Parent Do’s and Don’ts

Posted on 10/07/2022, by Dr. Ellen Fithian to Parents of 10th Graders, Parents of 11th Graders, Parents of 12th Graders

College Essay: Parent Do’s and Don’ts

Parents should be helpful editors but not essay authors.

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Getting Great Teacher Recommendations

Posted on 09/21/2022, by Dr. Ellen Fithian to Parents of 7th and 8th Graders, Parents of 9th Graders, Parents of 10th Graders, Parents of 11th Graders, Parents of 12th Graders

Getting Great Teacher Recommendations

Sow the seeds now for great teacher recommendations later.

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Back-to-School Tips for the Best Year Yet!

Posted on 09/01/2022, by Dr. Ellen Fithian to Parents of 7th and 8th Graders, Parents of 9th Graders, Parents of 10th Graders, Parents of 11th Graders, Parents of 12th Graders

Back-to-School Tips for the Best Year Yet!

A new year is a fresh beginning; start it out right!

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