10 Reasons Parents Of High School Students Are Thankful

Thanksgiving is here and there is a lot to be thankful for.  Students are thankful that the school year is almost half way over and there are two long breaks coming up.  Parents are thankful for their children, especially the students who have done the following:   1.  Set goals and achieve them. This shows…

High School Students, Social Media and Admissions

More and more admissions officers are looking at social-networking sites to evaluate applicants. Make sure what your student has posted won’t negatively affect any views.  Some college admissions officers said they had rejected students because of what they had seen and/or read on Internet sites like Facebook or personal blog pages.     Here are…

Florida Virtual School (FLVS) Clubs

Expert college counselor Mandee Adler Heller, president and CEO of International College Counselors, writes about opportunities Florida Virtual School (FLVS) students have to join clubs. These FLVS clubs allow students to explore interests outside their classes, meet other students, and experience “school” life. The online clubs and groups are only open to FLVS middle school and high school students who are active in at least one course.