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    Secondary School Providers

    When your teen starts high school, they’re swept into a whirlwind of academic challenges, extracurriculars, socializing, maybe a part-time job or volunteering, and — eventually — college planning. But it’s never too soon to start thinking about life after graduation. A secondary school advisor can partner with you during this dynamic period, offering personalized support to help your teen thrive academically, socially, and personally. Here’s how these pros add value.

    Secondary school advisors work with you and your teen to develop a personalized academic roadmap. They consider your teen’s strengths, weaknesses, and interests to create or recommend a course schedule to maximize their learning potential and prepare them for their desired path — whether it’s college, vocational training, or a gap year.

    Optimizing college prep

    Standardized tests like the SAT and ACT play a significant role in college admissions. Secondary school advisors can recommend effective test strategies to help your teen improve their schools and increase their college admission chances.

    The college application process isn’t for the faint of heart — or the unprepared. Secondary school advisors provide step-by-step guidance throughout the complex process, from crafting essays, requesting recommendation letters, meeting deadlines, and navigating financial aid options. They’ll help your teen create and submit a solid application that stands out to admissions officers.

    Beyond academics

    These advisors become another cheerleader, encouraging your teen to explore their passions outside the classroom. They’ll help identify and recommend extracurricular activities that align with your teen’s interests, develop leadership skills, and strengthen their high school resume. 

    Tailored assistance

    Secondary school advisors offer a full spectrum of services to meet individuals’ needs.

    • College-bound students can receive specialized guidance on selecting colleges, understanding admissions criteria, and crafting competitive applications.
    • Students with learning disabilities can connect with advisors who specialize in supporting those who need the resources and accommodations to succeed in school.
    • Student-athletes can lean on these advisors for advice on balancing academic workloads with academic commitments, navigating the college athletic recruitment process, and securing scholarships.

    Invest in your teen’s future by working with a secondary school advisor. Their guidance empowers teens to confidently navigate high school (and plan for what’s next) and maximize their academic and personal potential. Check out our blog for Parents for more resources.