College Counseling

Understanding the Teenage Brain

By Ivy League Potential / November 21, 2019 / Comments Off on Understanding the Teenage Brain

Do you ever wish you could understand teenagers better? It’s often during the tumultuous time of adolescence that we see the most discord between parents and teenagers, but a lot of this behavior can be better understood if you dig into the research on the developing teenage brain.  We really enjoyed reading this NPR article today, which describes…

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What’s the ratio at your school?

By Ivy League Potential / November 14, 2019 / Comments Off on What’s the ratio at your school?

What’s the ratio of students to guidance counselors at your school? The average ratio in the United States is 464:1. The recommended ratio is 250:1. But the ratio in some states is much more than the recommended or average ratio. For example, in Illinois, the ratio is 678:1 and in California, it’s 708:1.  According to the American School…

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