Sophomore year is a busy time for students. Your child may be preparing for the driver's test, getting ready for next year's PSAT, and beginning to look into college options. The school day is already full, but it's important that your teen finds time to get to know their school counselor.
Why talk to a school counselor?
With teachers, tutors, coaches, and other mentors already in your child's life, it may not seem necessary to throw another adult into the mix. A school counselor, however, is in a unique position to help students with college admissions and career plans. A counselor's expertise will be invaluable as your child looks to the future.
What to discuss with a counselor
Regardless of whether your child is a straight-A student with the Ivy Leagues in mind or is struggling and needs support, any high schooler can benefit from talking to an experienced school counselor. Some topics to cover:
Things to remember
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