Education

  1. How Do I Write A College Application Essay?

    A college application is made up of many different components. You’ve got the transcripts, the recommendations, the exam scores. And, just when you think there can’t possibly be anything else, you’re hit with the essays. Some schools require just one personal statement. Others ask for many. Some, like the University of Chicago, pose “quirky” questions like, “Cats have nine lives, Pac-Man has three lives, and …

  2. What Do These Common School Acronyms Mean?

    Schools are ground zero for alphabet soup—educators seemingly love to name things using acronyms. STEM, GPA, KWL. While all of this jargon can seem kind of daunting, it’s not too bad once you learn the ropes. And we are here to help. So, get out your pencil and notebook, raise your hand for roll call, and prepare for School Acronyms 101. STEM You may think …

  3. What Words And Phrases Make Your Eyes Roll?

    This dad and daughter help us explain why there are just some words and phrases your parents (or kids!) say that automatically make eyes roll.
  4. Homework Hack: How To Answer These Common Essay Prompts

  5. Words To Help You Explain Your Kid’s First Grade Homework

  6. What Are The Words For The Biggest Numbers In Existence?

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    Words To Know For High School

  8. Help Students Prepare For Back-To-School With These Questions

    This teacher gets real tired of saying the same words over and over. So, she came up with these helpful lists of synonyms to encourage just a little amount of participation during that time of year she calls the back-to-school blues.
  9. 10 Emoji Teachers And Students Can’t Live Without

  10. This Teacher Is Helping Us Rephrase The Most Common Classroom Questions

    Dr. Crumley is here to offer some helpful hints about how to keep your teachers’ eye-rolling to a minimum this year. These questions will be sure to get you closer to that A.