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24 Jun, 2022

Grade Skipping: 5 Reasons Your Child Shouldn’t Skip a School Grade

2022-06-22T08:07:16-05:00Friday, June 24, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies, Parents, Transition Between Schools|

"Is grade skipping the best option for my child?" As a parent of a smart kid, this thought might have crossed your mind. Before making a decision, it's important to weigh the pros and cons and have an in-depth discussion with your child's teacher. Consider your child's viewpoints as well. If they are anxious about [...]

19 Apr, 2022

Your Child Doesn’t Want to Change Schools — Now What?

2022-04-19T12:44:07-05:00Tuesday, April 19, 2022|Education Info, Transition Between Schools|

For the average parent, the best thing that could ever happen to them is moving into a place with a school nearby. You've just moved, and everything seemed fine until your child refused to go. They want to retain their current school, yet it may not be practical. What do you do? How do you [...]

25 Mar, 2022

Everything You Need to Know About the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE)

2022-03-21T14:32:32-05:00Friday, March 25, 2022|Education Info, Parents, Testing Strategies, Transition Between Schools|

The Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) is a reasoning and achievement test by the Educational Records Bureau. Over 1200 private schools use the test to evaluate children for entry into grades 2 to 12 around the country. The aim is to assess applicants' skills, ranking them for their reasoning and achievement among students at the same [...]

1 Oct, 2021

Should Your Student Take a Gap Year?

2021-10-01T08:16:09-05:00Friday, October 1, 2021|Education Info, Parents, Student Health, Transition Between Schools|

Most high school graduates who intend to go to college do so in the fall after graduation. However, there is another option. Taking a gap year, historically more common in Europe, has become more popular in the U.S. The COVID-19 pandemic has encouraged a number of students to put off enrollment for a year in [...]

17 Apr, 2021

Gap Year: Is It Time to Consider One or Not?

2021-04-17T08:09:49-05:00Saturday, April 17, 2021|Education Info, Transition Between Schools, Uncategorized|

While many students head straight to college after high school, others want to go through a gap year. This gives them time off academically to figure out what they want for their future. Some travel, while other work odd jobs, trying to figure out what is next for them.  What are the benefits of having [...]

8 Mar, 2021

7 Factors to Consider When Choosing a School

2021-03-02T07:28:57-06:00Monday, March 8, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Transition Between Schools|

The education your child receives will have a long-lasting impact on their life. Before spring break, many students will hear which schools they have been accepted to and will attend in the next school year. With so many options available to students these days, making a decision can become overwhelming. Understanding the important factors to [...]

10 Oct, 2020

The Impact of COVID-19 on College Admissions

2020-10-10T08:50:09-05:00Saturday, October 10, 2020|Education Info, Student Health, Transition Between Schools|

COVID-19 has forced sweeping changes in many parts of the world. Others are just now beginning to see the impact that this virus will have on their daily lives. There have been major shifts in perception about topics that, until recently, were set in stone. Among those topics is a student's decision about attending college. [...]

16 Dec, 2019

Private Schools Prepare International Students for College

2019-12-17T08:55:36-06:00Monday, December 16, 2019|Customized Curriculum, Education Info, International students, Private School, Tenney Subscribers, Transition Between Schools|

International students have to face many challenges when they come to the United States to study. In fact, there are times when even getting into a school poses a challenge, even if the student is very good at academics. This is because the application process in the United States is very detailed, which is quite [...]

16 Sep, 2019

Back to School Season: Is It Time to Set Up College Visits?

2019-09-16T11:42:45-05:00Monday, September 16, 2019|Education Info, Parents, Tenney Subscribers, Transition Between Schools|

It's time for back to school--and with the approach of that important season, it's also important to start making some critical plans for the year. Do you have a child entering their junior or senior year of high school? If so, this could be the perfect time to start planning college visits. Your child is [...]

6 Sep, 2019

Transitioning to Middle School: Common Problems

2019-09-06T12:31:47-05:00Friday, September 6, 2019|Parents, Tenney Subscribers, Transition Between Schools|

Transitioning to middle school is one of the hardest most students will face. Moving into elementary school is like transitioning to a whole new world. Unfortunately, many parents don't understand what their students will be facing as they move into those critical middle school years. Do you know how to get your child ready for [...]

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