The Teen Years and Beyond

... Parenting Adolescents and Planning for College

Our webinars will help you develop the parenting style that best meets your teen's needs, and provide you with a wealth of information and practical suggestions to navigate through these exciting but challenging life experiences.

Presented by the MIT HR Center for WorkLife and WellBeing

College Admissions Tests: When and How to Start

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Presented by Bright Horizons College Coach

If you have a high schooler at home, figuring out when to start preparing for college admissions tests—and a timeline for testing—can feel like a puzzle. Whether your student is test-ready in the middle of 11th grade, or a bit later, he or she might have to fit in Subject Tests and AP or IB exams, in addition to the SAT or ACT. This workshop will help you map out a timeline for your student to prepare for and take these tests. You will learn:

  • When your student should take diagnostic tests
  • The best time to start test prep
  • How and when to schedule the PSAT, SAT, and ACT, as well as AP, IB, and Subject Tests
  • Deadlines for students with disabilities 

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PSAT – What a Score Means, Why It Matters

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Presented by Bright Horizons College Coach

Understanding the PSAT, and how to interpret and use your student’s score, are important first steps in the standardized testing process. Preparing for and taking the PSAT can help set your student up for maximum success on the SAT or ACT, which will help him or her fare better in the college admissions process. This webinar will offer insight into the PSAT and why it’s important. You will also learn:

  • How to convert PSAT scores to predict your student’s SAT or ACT score
  • Which test your student should take based on his or her PSAT score
  • How to compare your child’s PSAT score to scores of other students in the state
  • National Merit Scholarship opportunities for high-percentile students

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School and Educational Support

Does your elementary, middle, or high school student need support with their distance or "hybrid" learning? Looking for a summer program that meets your child’s academic and social-emotional needs? Connect with an expert education advisor who can help your child and family navigate and succeed in the current educational environment.

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College Admissions and Financial Advising

Wondering how your family will navigate the college application process and financial landscape during the pandemic? Take advantage of expert, personalized guidance on the college admissions process and how to finance your teen’s college education.

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