Summertime is a time for fun, sun and playing outdoors. Unfortunately, it’s also a time where many kids lose a lot of educational ground. Without any proper schooling during the summer months, many kids go back in the fall having to relearn a lot of the skills they mastered the year before. Luckily, there are things you can do to help your child retain the information he has already learned – and perhaps learn a few new things.
Though testing and applications typically don’t start until junior year, getting into college begins when your child starts high school. There are many factors that can influence whether or not your child gets that coveted acceptance letter, so it’s important to help your child get focused early. Here are 10 tips that can really help your child get into college.
With summer here, tests are probably the last thing on your mind. However, if you're going to be a college-bound junior in the Windy City, you should start thinking about any college tests you may have to take, such as the ACT. Is there a certain test section that's making you consider taking ACT test prep classes in Chicago? Are you dreading having to take the math portion, or are you more worried about English?