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5 Feb, 2024

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

2024-01-30T09:22:48-06:00Monday, February 5, 2024|Education Info|

So what are some of the differences in AP vs dual enrollment classes? High schoolers looking to apply 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 [...]

27 Sep, 2022

5 Practical Tips on How to Prepare for College

2022-11-07T11:15:04-06:00Tuesday, September 27, 2022|Education Info, Learning Strategies|

Going to college is a big step. It's a time for being independent, new experiences, and self-discovery. But it can also be a time of stress and anxiety. The key to a successful college experience is mental and emotional preparation. In this article, we'll share some practical tips on how to prepare for college. There [...]

6 Sep, 2022

Practical Tips on How to Prepare for College

2022-09-06T08:20:17-05:00Tuesday, September 6, 2022|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Uncategorized|

With focused and high-achieving students, getting into an elite college is their dream. And it is always a tough season for the students looking to join college. A lot of time and other resources goes into preparation. For instance, according to research by Solomon Admissions Consulting, students from private schools had a lower rate of [...]

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 [...]

27 May, 2021

Congratulations Tenney Class of 2021!

2021-05-28T15:35:19-05:00Thursday, May 27, 2021|Education Info, Events, News, Private School|

We would like to congratulate The Tenney School class of 2021! You have persevered through the most trying senior year in memory, and done so with enthusiasm and espirit de corp.  Here are the schools which will be grateful to have you next year: Baylor University (3) Colorado State University (2) Houston Baptist University Incarnate [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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. [...]

8 Apr, 2019

Trust Your Kids: The Harm of Too Much Parent Intervention

2019-04-08T16:05:49-05:00Monday, April 8, 2019|News, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

By now, you've surely seen the headlines about the "Varsity Blues" scandal. The world is reacting with equal parts shock, anger, and mockery to the list of highly-connected (and sometimes famous) parents who lied, cheated, and scammed to get their children into competitive college programs. Once we move past the legal and moral issues of [...]

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