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Cultivating Collegiality with your High Schooler

  This post is a recap of a recent presentation I gave on the topic of promoting healthier parent-child dynamics around academic coursework and the college planning process. Below you’ll find a revised transcript of the presentation, which occurred at St. Mary’s Academy in Portland, Oregon, on January 13, 2016. Thanks to Amy Romm of […]

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Upsurge in SSAT + HSPT Test Prep

Upsurge in SSAT + HSPT Test Prep I’ve seen more kids for SSAT* and HSPT** test prep this year than any previous year of tutoring. Why is that? Does it reveal an anxiety on the part of parents about the quality of education at PPS and Beaverton PS? Judging by the comment section for yesterday’s […]