Dear Mom of High School Junior,
Okay, no more putting it off, it is time to talk about college. If you have kept the subject under wraps until now during Freshman and Sophomore years, you and your teen are about to go on a voyage of discovery during junior year. He or she will discover what interests them, excites them, and motivates them. You will discover an adult emerging, and the emphasis here is on emerging, from what will soon be the memories of childhood.
Practical advice for your high school Junior:
Map out the college admissions tests
Make a detailed plan of where and when your child will take any of the standardized tests they need this year. They could potentially face any combination of PSAT, SAT, Subject SATs (SAT IIs), APs, ACT, PLAN. But the requirements of each college are changing so fast,…