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 [...]

2 Aug, 2019

Back to School Season: Is Your Child Enrolled in the Right School?

2019-08-02T08:50:48-05:00Friday, August 2, 2019|Education Info, Parents, Private School, Tenney Subscribers, Transition Between Schools|

Back to school season is just around the corner. You may already have started school supply shopping, picking up notebooks, pencils, and crayons. As you're setting up for the back to school season, however, there are more important decisions to make than what color your child's backpack should be. First, look for these signs that [...]

10 Jun, 2019

Getting Ready for 6th Grade: Give Your Child What They Need for this Important Transitional Time

2019-06-10T14:15:15-05:00Monday, June 10, 2019|Education Info, Parents, Private School, Tenney Subscribers, Transition Between Schools|

Most of us remember, and a few of us still have nightmares about our transition from elementary school to 6th grade. But, the graduation from 5th grade also calls for a celebration. The increased responsibility for one's education comes at a time when many other changes, both physical and emotional, take place to set up [...]

4 May, 2019

Middle School Skills: The Foundation for High School Success

2019-05-04T07:35:22-05:00Saturday, May 4, 2019|Learning Strategies, Parents, Tenney Subscribers, Transition Between Schools|

For many parents, high school gets more focus than any other element of their child's schooling. High school becomes part of a student's permanent academic record. Poor grades or other problems in high school can prevent students from getting the scholarships they need, or even prevent them from getting into the college they most want [...]

19 Oct, 2018

Freshman College Application Jitters? Consider Sophomore Admission

2018-10-19T10:09:29-05:00Friday, October 19, 2018|Parents, Tenney Subscribers, Transition Between Schools|

Finding the Right College Gearing up for college may seem like a monumental task. With all of the universities flooding your mailbox with their recruiting efforts, placing applications for the schools of choice, and posturing yourself for the financial investment, students may wonder, "What if it isn't enough? There is only one valedictorian per class. [...]

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