7 Tips for the Most Successful Planner

Updated May 4, 2016. Co-authored by Renae Hintze You’re relaxing at home after a long day at school. Kicked back on the couch with some snacks, watching your favorite Netflix show, when suddenly you recall something your teacher mentioned at the end of class today… That research paper is due tomorrow. Your teacher has been …

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4 Steps for Overcoming Writer’s Block

Writing a good essay can take hours… even days. If your child is struggling to write essays in a timely manner, it’s not because essay-writing isn’t their forte! What’s highly likely is that they are suffering from some stage of the dreaded Writer’s Block. Here are 4 steps to help your child blast through their …

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The Dream Team: How to Form the Ideal Study Group

Preparing for exams and completing assignments can be time-consuming, exhausting, and altogether difficult. Does your child ever wish they had an extra helping hand to lighten their workload? Perhaps your child should consider forming a study group! I’m sure you’ve got all sorts of questions and concerns: How many people should my child have in their …

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How Not to be the “Bad Guy” When it Comes to Grades

“OKAY MOM.” “I KNOW DAD!” “Quit nagging me!” Sound familiar? Your child has deemed you Public Enemy #1 and all you’re trying to do is help them! What’s going wrong here? You may be crossing the line between micromanagement and motivation with your child. While it is important to maintain a healthy level of involvement in your child’s …

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Why You Don’t Need to Know Your Major Just Yet

So your kid wants to go to college- great! Except when you ask them what they want to major in, they still have no idea. Everyone else seems to know what they’re doing… They’re stressed and you’re worried. How can you go to college without a major?? Relax. THIS IS NORMAL. Here are some reasons why …

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5 Must-Know Budgeting Tips to Prepare your College-Bound Teen

Money is such an important part of life, and your student needs to know how to manage it–especially when they’re heading out on their own. Here are 5 must-know budgeting tips for you to teach your college-bound teen. Tip 1)  Build up credit As an adult, you know that there are some things in life …

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9 Tips to Help Your Student Get That 4.0

Are your child’s grades just not up to par? Odds are your child is fully capable of getting straight “A”s–their problem probably lies elsewhere. Perhaps your child is struggling to complete all their homework, or maybe they’re forgetting to turn in all their assignments, or maybe they just need to learn how to manage their …

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