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Parents, These Are For You

October 21, 2020

When does it make sense to start preparing for the SAT or ACT? Depends on your teenager’s goals, and how long they need to build up to their “A” game.

When Should Your Teenager Begin to Prepare for the SAT or ACT?
October 1, 2020

What type of test preparation will work best for your teenager? The answer actually depends upon how you answer this next question.

What Type of SAT or ACT Preparation is Best for Your Teenager?
September 11, 2020

Will your teenager really need to do well on the SAT or ACT? Steve discusses the trend toward "test optional" admissions and questions about the fairness of standardized testing.

The SAT, ACT And Test Optional Admissions: How to Help Your Teenager Prepare
August 7, 2020

Does your teenager struggle with test anxiety to the point where it derails them on big tests? Here's what you can do to help them learn to handle the pressure.

How Your Teenager Can Conquer SAT / ACT Test Anxiety (By Making A Game Out Of It)
July 18, 2014

Steve on helping teenagers master the emotional components of playing their best game.

Emotional Mastery and Playing Like a Champion
July 18, 2014

"If your teenager is engaged and making an effort, if they are in the process of developing themselves, then give them your confidence, not your worry."

How to Help Your Teenager Gain Confidence in the Classroom
July 18, 2014

"If you don’t know how far your teenage child can go, how should you think about their potential? Here's the position you want to take: it is unlimited."

What Is Your Teenager's Ultimate Potential?
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