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Back to School: Preparing for School Success

I’m not one for cliches, but if there ever was a good one it’s this: “Failing to be prepared is preparing to fail.” That’s essentially why our editorial team at set out to deliver the best resources for going back to school. So, read on for ideas and tips for preparing your kids for a successful school year:

Back-to-School Preparation

Getting Support

Building Relationships

Getting Enough Sleep

Choosing Electives and Extracurriculars

A Parent’s Perspective on First Day of School Nerves

 Setting Goals

Finally, please feel free to share your own ideas for how to best prepare for the back-to-school season in the comments section.

This article was updated August 2015

Image Credit – Courtney Carmody / CC by 2.0

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Deanna Glick

Deanna Glick has spent two decades as a writer and editor, covering education policy, adoption, and other issues of interest to children and families. Deanna has also worked and volunteered for youth-focused nonprofits, including Students Run LA and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. A California native, Deanna loves to hike sections of the Appalachian Trail and spend time on the Shenandoah River near her Northern Virginia home. She often finds writing inspiration through her 8-year-old daughter, who loves to read, paint, play sports, and learn.

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