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What It Means to Be a Scholar: Understanding Scholars Today

Some of the greatest scholars in history have faced monumental personal and professional challenges to become an intellectual force of nature. We can all learn from them, be inspired by them, and become a better person by learning about what it means to be a scholar and the qualities that made them successful. A scholar …

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Finding and Understanding Your Academic Strengths and Weaknesses

Let’s face it, school can be challenging at any age. When a student does poorly in a subject, they tend to focus on the negative. Those who try to improve will probably spend more time trying to overcome a weakness, such as poor reading skills. Unfortunately, focusing on weaknesses is not the path they should …

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How to Set and Follow Through on Academic Goals; Examples for Success

No matter what grade a student is in, school can be a challenge. Each year presents more intense challenges and new pressures to excel. So, how can students deal with academic increasing challenges? Setting academic goals is one very effective strategy. Academic goals are educational targets that students set for themselves to help them forward …

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Grade Retention: Getting Left Back in Middle School and High School

Are you and your child worried about him/her failing too many classes and repeating a grade? Depending on which state you live in, failing one or two classes may not be enough to hold someone back. Even if they repeat a grade, there are benefits to getting held back. How many classes do you have …

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The Parents Role in Their Child’s Education

The parent’s role in their child’s education is more complex than ever. Standardization has placed increasing pressure on students and the advent of social media and online learning platforms have created a vastly different educational experience for today’s kids than prior generations. It is important for parents to be involved in their child’s education so …

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How to Explain the Importance of Education to a Child

Explaining the importance of education to a child is not as easy as it may seem. Kids often lack the life experience to grasp the importance of education to their lives and future, which makes it harder for them to understand and for you to explain. How do you explain the importance of education to …

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