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COVID19

Online Tools To Help You During the COVID-19 Pandemic

With COVID-19 growing in our communities, Empowerly wants to help you with our plethora of online learning tools. We have been in the online learning space for years, our resources are built for digital use. Rest assured that when you work with Empowerly, you work with a team that understands online learning and knows how to personalize guidance for your specific pain points and needs.

Here are a few online learning tools and services that you should absolutely take advantage of in this ever-changing environment.

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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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For Parents

The Public Health Benefits of Online College Counseling

Do you want to avoid falling behind—and falling ill?

At this point, we’re all probably a little sick of hearing about the Coronavirus. Its effects on the education sector are, however, an under-discussed area, and one where online learning can help solve some of the problems.

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For Parents

Colleges Offering Outstanding Autism and Accessibility Support

This is the second article in a series aimed to empower neurodivergent and differently-abled students to prepare for academic success in college. We’re aiming to de-stigmatize mental and medical health differences, and to champion advocacy by highlighting resources. There are resources available to you to mitigate obstacles, and you deserve to thrive. 

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For Parents

Planning a Summer for Your Child

I’m bored. Yeah, it’s 6 weeks into summer. We’re all bored…unless we plan a stimulating and growth-mindset-building set of challenges and deep dive into something new. 

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For Parents

How Empowerly Changed My Life

Stepping back in America for high school after spending over three years in India was not an easy experience for me. I had no clue as to what to expect from the educational system and the college admissions process. 

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For Parents

Top 5 Buzzwords In College Admissions 2018: What Do They Really Mean?

Legacy. Demonstrated interest. Grit. In the process of applying to colleges, you will almost certainly come across one or more of these terms. You might have a sense of the definitions of these words, but, to colleges, they often hold a different or more specific meaning. Keep reading to find out what these words (and others) mean in college admissions!

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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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