Raising Smart Kids: In the links below, learn how you can help your child be their best.

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-secret-to-raising-smart-kids1/

http://www.raisesmartkid.com/all-articles

http://www.parenting.com/article/how-raise-gifted-children

Paying for College: In the links below, discover ways of paying for college and information you need to know as a parent.

http://www.finaid.org/parents/

http://www.nacacnet.org/studentinfo/articles/Pages/parentsfa.aspx

http://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/paying-for-college

https://www.petersons.com/college-search/financial-aid-tips-parents.aspx

ACT: Encourage your child to get an early start on taking the ACT.  They should begin taking it in 7th grade.  The test is offered several times a year and requires registration usually one month prior to the test.  Registration is available online at www.actstudent.org as well as other test-taking strategies and information.