Applying to college may be the single most daunting task of adolescence. Add learning differences or ADHD to the mix and merely daunting can become overwhelming.
Students with LD routinely struggle to feel competent in a world of stellar SAT… Read the rest
By Eve Kessler, Esq.
Taking the leap from high school to college is an eagerly awaited rite of passage for many teens. The idea of independence is exciting to teens longing to forge their own way with new routines, friendships,… Read the rest
For students with LD who are starting college this fall, preparing ahead will help ensure a smooth transition. Following are a few tasks to take care of before you head off to college.
Prepare for college placement tests: English, math,… Read the rest
The benefits of mentoring for youth have been well documented. Research shows that mentors can help build self-esteem, provide academic guidance, and improve social skills.
For students with learning differences who often struggle in these areas, a positive mentor-mentee relationship… Read the rest
The idea of completing a post-graduate year before attending college garnered national attention recently when a Boston city councilman advocated for adding an optional 13th year for college-bound students in the Boston Public Schools. The initiative highlights a reality that… Read the rest