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Warning Signs of Teen Substance Abuse

Warning Signs of Teen Substance Abuse

Several changes are associated with substance abuse in teenagers. Behavioral Changes  Increased irritability, including aggressive or violent outbursts  Other behaviors: defiance, uncooperativeness, hostility  Ignoring authority figures, rules, and curfews ...

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Is Your Teen Lacking Motivation?

Is Your Teen Lacking Motivation?

Are you finding that your teen seems to be more motivated to accumulate likes and retweets on social media than A’s on their report card? Sounds like the typical teen, right? This behavior is very common among teens. The period of adolescence is full of change,...

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Selecting the Best Therapeutic Boarding School

Selecting the Best Therapeutic Boarding School

What should you do after your child completes a wilderness therapy program? Your student has developed a new sense of drive, discipline, and accomplishment, among a host of several additional skills, and is ready to embrace the next step in his or her development into...

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Inner Skills for Managing Stress

Inner Skills for Managing Stress

The moment has come. You are making plans for your child to attend boarding school. It’s exciting, terrifying, and more than likely, stressful. You may find yourself with a long list of practical decisions and necessary logistics, such as choosing which school to...

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The Importance of Emotional Intelligence (EI) in Education

The Importance of Emotional Intelligence (EI) in Education

Emotional Intelligence (EI). What does it mean? It means the ability to manage the tides of life, the ups and downs, and to make choices from a place of wisdom and equanimity. To do so requires awareness of self, including moment-to-moment emotions and personal,...

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College Success, From the Inside

College Success, From the Inside

The moment has come. Your once-upon-a-time baby is now a young adult making plans to attend college. It’s exciting, terrifying, and more than likely, stressful. You may find yourself assisting your student with a long list of practical decisions and necessary...

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New SAT Versus Old SAT

New SAT Versus Old SAT

The new SAT will start March of 2016, and the following article explains the different between the old SAT and the new SAT format. To read about more these changes please click here.

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ACT or SAT?

ACT or SAT?

ACT and SAT have recently made changes, and these changes have made the tests similar to each other. However, there is still a distinction between the two exams and knowing the difference can help a student choose where to invest their study time. To find out how a...

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