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5 Tips for Getting Ready for High School

The 8th graders we know are both excited and nervous about the big transition to high school. New opportunities can be thrilling. The unfamiliar and additional stresses can be daunting. What a time! Here are four tips to help teens ease the important transition to high school. Cope Ahead—There are lots of ways to cope…

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Turning Achievement into GRIT

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By Daniel Linscott, PsyD Psychologist, Co-founder of Angeles Crest Psychological Services, Inc. Thank you to Dr. Melissa Johnson of the Institute for Girls’ Development for her support with this article. Parents often ask us, “how can we help our child/teen develop resilience and grit in the face of all the challenges they face today?” We…

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