"Is there something else we need to be doing this summer to prepare for next year?"
For a lot of families, summer break is pretty darn straightforward:
Take school out of the picture for a few months, take a trip to the beach, and take some much needed time away from the daily grind of school....
On the flip side, there is research out there that shows:
But does that apply to your son or daughter?
- Students who don't practice their academics over the summer fall 2.5 months behind their peers, and...
- Students who have a tutor during the summer are more likely to succeed in college than those who don't.
Or are they better off using that time for rest and recovery, followed by a quick refresher in August before the first week of school?
Here's how to tell: