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Category Archive: Blog, Education Abroad

Application Time: Support your Child Without being Overly Involved

Parents can be a valuable resource in preparing for college, but remember who is actually going to college! As you can imagine, I have an assortment of different parents who come along with the most...

Planning your Milestones for Application Season

Seniors’ Checklist to Planning the Next Several Months I have found that at this point when families are heading into the thick of the application season, it is helpful to remember how quickly the...

Choosing to go abroad to study

Phoren-Education Mrs Sharma came to me looking very agitated. Without much prodding, she spilled out the beans almost immediately. “See I wanted to talk to you since you have been abroad and all...

Importance of Choosing the Right Curriculum and Subjects in Grades 9 – 12

While I typically meet families only somewhere in 10th grade, and many students only “wake up” to the process of thinking about applying to colleges in 11th grade, it is important to note that...

Teaching your Child to Love Maths: Tips

These tips have been contributed by Akhila Jha from Bangalore, the Winner of our ‘Does your Child Like Maths?’ contest. I started Loving Math in Grade 9 – ever since I realized I...

Making learning fun and easy for students

This blog post has been contributed by Swaminathan C.S., Director, Tutorvista and Edurite. It is a delight to see how young six-year-olds are today discovering the world of maths! Gone is the boredom...

Is passion over-rated?

“Got the job, so that’s great news. I think I’m going to have to work very hard but that’s probably a good thing ” My husband and I got this short email from our 21+ year old...

Finalising the list of colleges to apply to

For those of you applying to colleges abroad this year, it may seem like it is still a long way away. Trust me, it is not! I would like to form an argument around why this is the best time to...

My Experience as Student Editor of ParentEdge

This blog post has been contributed by Lasya Karthikeyan, Student Editor of Vol.2 Issue 6, May-June 2013. Being a Student Editor at ParentEdge gave me so much more than what I’d initially expected....

Choosing the Right Playschool for your Child: Tips

A playschool is a place where your kid will not only learn to live away from you for a couple of hours amongst his peer group, but also the place where he will get his first idea of school....