Summer 2013

Summer is a great time to get out of the house and spend some time with friends and family whether on vacation or just in your backyard. Here are 5 great apps to further enhance the festivities! more

Aug 8, 2013 10:42 AM apps

Set aside a little time to help your teen stay sharp over the break and start some college prep. Use our handydandy checklist as your guide TO Work with your teens to get ready for college and beyond. more

Jun 20, 2013 2:24 PM Life Skills

The competition to get into college and score sought-after scholarships can be fierce. So how can your teen get ahead of other applicants? We asked college admissions officers what they look for in prospective students and here's what they said. more

Jun 4, 2013 9:53 AM admissions

Give your teen this list to get them thinking ahead more

May 30, 2013 3:47 PM admissions

Prescription drug abuse and addiction is a growing problem for all ages, but an estimated 90 percent of addictions begin during the teen years. Get in the know about these trends to gain more control over your teen's health. more

May 30, 2013 3:20 PM teen health

Think your bad credit only affects you? It doesn't. In general, every individual possesses a credit score representing the likelihood that he or she will pay back debts. Ranging from 300 to 800, credit scores can be either a blessing or a curse. more

May 30, 2013 2:52 PM budgeting

Volunteers get a lot out of the process too, especially when they are teens. Here are a few of the things your teen will gain when they volunteer this summer. more

May 30, 2013 1:56 PM Life Skills

Diven Patel - Entrepreneur/Business Owner

Diven Patel is a young entrepreneur whose passion for learning and helping others, inspired by his parents hard work and determination, lead him to become the owner of Kumon of Montgomery. more

May 21, 2013 3:35 PM What I Know Now

Here is some advice from a licensed child psychologist and mother on how to entice your teens to spend some valuable time with you. more

May 21, 2013 12:25 PM Life Skills

May 21, 2013 12:10 PM Life Skills

Summer is a great time for parents to spend time and bond with their teens because before you know it, they will be grown and heading out into the world. Here are some great ideas for spending quality time with your teens. more

May 21, 2013 12:05 PM events/parties

This confident young woman takes her nominated title of Miss St. Jude seriously and hopes to stand out as a leader for her school. She hopes to someday become a doctor in order to give back to others. more

May 15, 2013 10:52 AM spotlights

If you could chose one thing to stand out about this outgoing young woman, it would be her passion for helping others. more

May 15, 2013 10:48 AM spotlights

This athletic young woman stands out, not only for her talent as a softball player, but also for her compassion and willingness to help others. Her kindness has been acknowledged and awarded by others. more

May 15, 2013 10:43 AM spotlights

This young man, who was originally introduced to wakeboarding in a video game, is now ranked fourth in the country for his age group in "wakeskating." more

May 15, 2013 10:39 AM spotlights

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