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23 Mar, 2022

Four Signs Your Teen Has Graduation Anxiety

2022-03-21T14:31:43-05:00Wednesday, March 23, 2022|Education Info, Parents, Student Health|

Graduation stands out as an exciting time for teens. They get the chance to finish high school and decide what they want to do with their lives. However, you may notice some teens struggle with graduation anxiety. This means the teen feels uncertain or worried about the future since he or she worries about unknown [...]

7 Mar, 2022

How to Teach Children Personal Finance Before They Apply for College (And College Loans)

2022-02-25T10:23:14-06:00Monday, March 7, 2022|Parents|

As they enroll in college, many students find themselves facing a sudden increase in financial decisions. However, the decisions they make now, from applying for student loans to which college they attend, can have a huge impact on their finances. Before your high school-aged student starts applying for college, it's critical to instill some basic [...]

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 [...]

22 Jun, 2021

The Role of the GPA Arms Race in College Admissions

2021-06-22T07:31:00-05:00Tuesday, June 22, 2021|Education Info|

Traditionally, students have been ranked on a 4.0 scale, also referred to as an unweighted scale. Of late, many new ways of scoring a student's GPA have come up. One is the weighted 5.0 scale. This one makes a certain amount of sense because it takes the difficulty of the student's classes into account. However, [...]

24 May, 2021

AP vs Dual Enrollment: Which Type of College Course is Better?

2022-05-26T10:57:27-05:00Monday, May 24, 2021|Education Info|

High schoolers looking forward to applying for college frequently look for means to not only be prepared but get ahead of the curve through curricula and courses that have college level rigor. With the right choices, they may even get credits that carry over to college. Among the most popular type of course choices [...]

18 Feb, 2021

What Is Happening With College Admissions? The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

2021-02-23T14:14:14-06:00Thursday, February 18, 2021|Education Info, News, Tenney Subscribers|

Before the horror of 2020 took place, the route from high school to college was well-paved, easily-navigated, and almost everyone knew the ins and outs. To tell you the truth, it was so well thought out that people had set up profitable companies that promised to help students get into their first-choice colleges. But then, 2020 happened. [...]

9 Nov, 2020

How High School Students Can Recover Class Credits Before Graduation

2020-11-09T08:02:21-06:00Monday, November 9, 2020|Customized Curriculum, Education Info|

The high school's structured system designs a linear march through. Uninterrupted, most students will have all the classes they need to graduate. Of course, not all student experiences are predictable or uninterrupted. Many students miss or fail classes due to events and stress in their life. Even after normalcy returns, you still need to recover [...]

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. [...]

24 Aug, 2020

Five Facts That Make Eleventh Grade Extremely Significant

2020-08-24T09:53:33-05:00Monday, August 24, 2020|Education Info, Private School, Student Health, Tenney Subscribers|

Is there a specific year in a student's education that seems like a throwaway year? Or is there one grade that seems more important than the others? This has been a topic of discussion for educators, parents, and students alike. And we at The Tenney School have identified a trend. Sadly, many students and their parents view [...]

16 Jul, 2020

The Impact of Coronavirus on College Admissions

2020-07-16T15:13:22-05:00Thursday, July 16, 2020|Education Info, Learning Environment, News|

Coronavirus has changed society's perception of many things. It has brought to light issues that previously went unnoticed and shifted perspective on some concerns that had previously been in the public eye. College, and college admissions, is no exception. Many parents and students alike are concerned by what Coronavirus will mean for students planning to [...]

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