Sophomore year is a busy time for your child. He or she may be preparing for the driver's test, getting ready for next year's PSAT, and starting to look at college options. The school day is already full, but it's important that your teen make time to get to know his or her 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 for your child as he or she looks to the future.
What to discuss with a counselor
Whether your child is a straight-A student with the Ivy Leagues in mind or a struggling student who needs support, any high schooler can benefit from talking to an experienced school counselor. Some salient topics to cover:
Things to remember
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