For most of us, enjoying success in a career is a big part of the “American Dream.” And for most people, the best way to achieve that success is with a great education. Education is the cornerstone of our society, … Continue reading What is a College Preparatory Program?
In today’s competitive workforce, education is more important than ever before. Gone are the days of great careers for those who only obtain a high school diploma. Nowadays, employers of nearly all industries look for candidates with some postsecondary education. … Continue reading High School College Program FAQ
College. That big and mighty place you and your child have probably thought about, but are relieved to have a few more years before it’s actually time. Take a deep breath, because there is no need to be worried at … Continue reading How to Prepare for College in High School
Setting your child up for success is one of the greatest gifts you can provide them as a parent. Most parents have done this at every stage of their children’s lives, in some capacity. Choosing the right high school for … Continue reading 5 Types of High Schools to Consider for Your Teen
An education is way more than just textbooks, lectures, and exams. An education is about giving students the knowledge, tools, and resources needed to grow and succeed in life. That is why a college high school is an excellent option … Continue reading What is a College High School, and What Can it Mean for Your Teen?
As a parent of a teen, or even a teen yourself, you already know how important high school can be. The bonds made with peers, the academics that capture interests and spark investigations, the extra-curricular activities, clubs, and sports; these … Continue reading 4 Alternative High School Options for Your Teen in Connecticut
We live in a fast-paced, ever-changing world. And within it, there are many great technologies that have helped advance the world of education. Today, students are granted the opportunity to learn with innovative tools, resources, and programs – right in … Continue reading Technical High School vs. Technology High School: What is the Difference?
Making the decision to attend a high school magnet program is a big step in helping set your teen up for future success. Once you have made this decision, the question then becomes what high school magnet programs are available … Continue reading What to Look for in a High School Magnet Program
Connecticut River Academy (CTRA), a Goodwin College magnet school, offers a theme-based, early college program for ambitious high school students. Connecticut River Academy is similar to a STEM high school, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. You might … Continue reading Why a Theme-Based or STEM High School is a Great Choice for Teens
High school is a critical time in a student’s life because it’s the time for them to learn how to be independent, develop good study habits, and perfect their time management skills so they can be prepared for their college … Continue reading How to Earn College Credits in High School at Connecticut River Academy
Getting accepted into college is more competitive than it has ever been. From test scores, to GPA requirements, to extracurricular activities, there are so many different factors that college admission officers take into account when evaluating applicants. With such a … Continue reading Why Consider an Early College Preparatory Program for Your High School Student?
Every parent wishes achievement for their teen, right? You want them learn as much as they can, develop passions, and become self-motivated. You know that their interests are surely self-directed, but with a little careful guidance, the subjects that they … Continue reading 4 Reasons to Consider a College Prep High School
Your teen’s high school experience can do more than just educate – it can provide a lasting source of passion for learning, as well as help your teen develop into a respectful and responsible adult. Providing your teen with a … Continue reading What a Magnet High School Can Offer Your Teen
Fostering an interest in environmental science beginning at the high school level is not only a great way to inspire a valuable career, but also to instill positive values in teenagers. At its core, Connecticut River Academy — a magnet … Continue reading The Importance of Environmental Studies in a High School Education
There is no denying the pervasiveness of technology in today’s world. The best thing that we can do for the future of our teens is to prepare them with the right tools for success, both with hard and soft workplace … Continue reading How a Technology High School Can Benefit Your Teen