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Getting Ready for College

Creating A List of Prospective Colleges

Creating a list of prospective colleges can be overwhelming. We have created some easy steps for you to follow, making the process of picking schools easier and lighter. There are more than 5,300 colleges and universities in the United States. Therefore, parents and their teenage kids often have many questions about how to choose amongst all the choices. In order to create an optimal list, families must look at a few important criteria: affordability, fit, and access. Be Open-Minded You must also start the process with flexibility of thought. Often…
Mundo Academy
February 4, 2020
Events/Offerings

SAT Prep Workshops

Join us for our two FREE SAT preparation sessions. The first session will focus on Reading and Writing, and the second will focus on Math. You are welcome to take one or both! Register TODAY!  
Mundo Academy
January 27, 2020
Parenting Tips

Get Your Teen Off their Smartphone

Parenting Advice to Get Your Teen Off Smartphone Every parent wants to know how to get their teen off their smartphone and into their books. Teens also report that their number one distraction is their phone. The internet is full of advice on rules parents should implement to limit cell phone usage. Those rules are great, but we have some advice that is better than just implementing rules. It’s about becoming the type of parent you always imagined you’d be, about having the type of child you can trust and…
Mundo Academy
December 14, 2019
Parenting Tips

Common Mistakes Parents Make With Their Teenagers

Parents, are you part of your teenager’s problem? Sometimes although well-intentioned, parents can be part of a child’s barrier without realizing it. There are some common mistakes that parents tend to make with their teenage children. Here are they are with some points you should be aware of and try to avoid. Acknowledge Your Child's Feelings Do not overlook or diminish your child’s feelings. Saying, “It’s not a big deal,” or “It’s not important” contributes to teenagers’ feelings of not being understood. If your teenager is upset about something, then…
Mundo Academy
November 19, 2019
Events/Offerings

SAT Prep Course

  Mundo Academy is proud to parter with Barrio Action to offer a FREE SAT preparation course for students in the 10th and 11th grades who live in El Sereno and Lincoln Heights areas of Los Angeles. The course will cover content commonly tested on the exam such as math, grammar, vocabulary, and reading comprehension. We will also administer two practice tests through the course. GOALS Learn strategies to improve performance on the SAT, which is required for college admission Familiarization with each section of the exam and respective strategies…
Mundo Academy
October 29, 2019
Parenting Tips

How Parents Can Help Their Kids Overcome Common Barriers

Teen Years and Communication Teenagers may seem difficult to understand, and parents often feel distant from their children once they hit adolescence. When students start to fall behind in school, parents often wonder what they can do to help their children. Many times, due to a lack of communication, parents feel at a loss about how to talk to and help their children. Life does not need to be like this, and it shouldn’t be the norm in your household. Talking to your teens and showing them you love them…
Mundo Academy
October 25, 2019
Study Skills

Study Smarter Not Harder

READ ON TO DISCOVER HOW TO STUDY SMARTER. YOU MAY NOT HAVE TO SPEND ALL YOUR TIME STUDYING TO GET INTO YOUR DREAM SCHOOL. MUNDO STUDY SMARTER NOT HARDER WORKSHOP SERIES We have designed unique workshops to help students increase their academic success. Based on empirical evidence, we hit the key skills that successful students typically engage in. We have identified evidence-based strategies that are effective in helping students study. To learn more about implementing these strategies, you may Register for our workshops. WHY DO STUDENTS NEED TO LEARN STUDY…
Mundo Academy
September 6, 2019
Events/Offerings

Flintridge Sacred Heart Study Skills Workshops

Course Overview This course will provide students with research-based methods of reading to learn, organization, time management, and scheduling. Our Study Skills course is based on empirical evidence that shows that students who master certain skills are more likely to be successful in school. We will teach students the most impactful of these tricks, and how and when to use them appropriately. As a culminating activity, our last session will focus on the application of these skills to ensure that students are able to take these skills with them and…
Mundo Academy
August 15, 2019
Getting Ready for College

Creating A Testing Timeline

Now is a great time to start planning for your college entrance exam journey to ultimately get into your dream school. Investing some time and energy into a plan now will save you a lot of unnecessary stress. Furthermore, it will give you the confidence you need to get an awesome score. We created a general timeline to use, starting your junior year. Since every student has a different schedule with various activities, we recommend you use our timeline as a general outline and change it to tailor it to…
Mundo Academy
July 30, 2019