Category: Middle School

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For Parents

Choosing a High School in the Bay Area

Are you about to embark on final years of your school journey? They are crucial and will play a major role in determining where and what you might study in college. The courses you take, the friends you make and activities you get involved in at your high school are all influencing factors. When considering which high school to attend, it’s important to choose one where you can thrive, encouraging academic and personal growth. 

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9th-10th Grade

Underclass Update: 7 Tips for Time Management in High School

I recently offered to help my procrastination-prone younger brother edit his college applications. He brought his essays to me the night they were due, giving me his analysis of his own study skills: “I always do my assignments last-minute, and I’m doing fine,” which is ostensibly true—he’s a stellar high school student with impressive extracurriculars. 

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Middle School

Is Boarding School For You?

Choosing the right high school for you can be an overwhelming process, since there are so many options available! Beyond standard public and private schoools, some of you may be considering boarding school, which is not discussed as often. As a boarding school graduate, I have shared my own high school experience and some boarding school pros & cons to help you make an informed decision!  

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Middle School

Bay Area Scoop: Top High Schools

Choosing the right high school for you can be an overwhelming process, since there are so many options available! Beyond standard public and private schoools, some of you may be considering boarding school, which is not discussed as often. As a boarding school graduate, I have shared my own high school experience and some boarding school pros & cons to help you make an informed decision!  

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For Parents

Bay Area Scoop: Which High School to Attend?

Choosing the right high school for you can be an overwhelming process, since there are so many options available! Beyond standard public and private schoools, some of you may be considering boarding school, which is not discussed as often. As a boarding school graduate, I have shared my own high school experience and some boarding school pros & cons to help you make an informed decision!  

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Middle School

Bay Area Scoop: Public or Private High School?

Curious about what path will set your student up for the most success in college? This article offers the unique perspective of a former Bay Area high school student, reflecting on their own journey. Keep in mind, this post is written primarily for Bay Area students and their parents. However, holding these tenets in mind as you choose a high school is always useful, no matter where you attend school!

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