Tips to Prepare for a Successful Transition from High School to US University: Part III
Time Management and Sleep Patterns:
Generally, high schools students can’t wait for college because they think it means freedom. Parents and teachers can’t tell them when to do their homework, they can go to bed when they want, do what they want, and hang out with whomever they want. This increase in choices and responsibilities is what can derail some freshman. College students must have the ability to organize and structure their time to prioritize their responsibilities.
US Boarding School Visit - Part I: School List and Visit Timeline
Demystifying the US Boarding School Visit: Why, When and How to Find a Fitting School
US Boarding School Visit - Part II: Planning & Tour
Once you have a balanced list, determined the schools you want to visit, and the time frame that works best for your child, it’s time to get to planning and preparing for the school visit trip.
US Boarding School Visit - Part III: Student Interview
Keep in mind that boarding schools are communities and that the admissions office is tasked with building a diverse community. They are looking for a variety of students with different interests, strengths and personalities.
US Boarding School Visit - Part IV: Parent Meeting
Most parent meetings last about 20 to 30 minutes and will start with the admissions officer providing a recap of what your son or daughter shared with them during the interview.
The College/University Visit - Part I: The List
No matter if you’re in Grade 9, 10, or 11, it’s never too early to start thinking about college. ARCH is here to help you along the way to your dream school. This article will provide you with information and tips on visiting U.S. Colleges and Universities. This article with address how to develop a school list, tips for making the most of the school visit, as well as how to prepare for a university interview.
The College/University Visit - Part II: The Visit
By the time Spring of Grade 11 rolls around, you should probably have 6-12 schools on your list that you’re seriously considering. Once you have created a list, if possible, you should try to visit the schools in person.
The College/University Visit - Part III: The Interview
Each part of the college process is intended to tell the admissions committee something about the applicant. As a rising senior or a current senior you may be offered the opportunity to interview at a particular college or university.
The College/University Visit - Part IV: What should I do with the rest of my summer?
So you’ve created your school list, planned out your visits, perhaps even prepared for your interview, and you find yourself with two months of summer leftover. What do you do now?
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Whenever I begin working with a new public speaking student, I tell them a story about a presentation I gave when I was nine years old. The assignment was simple: all I had to do was read out a short story to the class. Despite the seemingly e