The Bling Ring Movie Review — Take Your Adderall Before Watching

“Girls, time for your Adderall!” According to the film “The Bling Ring,” this is how the morning ritual started at Nikki’s home before the home-school day began. “The Bling Ring” stars Emma Watson as Nikki, Katie Chang as the mastermind Rebecca, and Israel Broussard as Marc, and they form the group of misfit Indian Hills High School friends who seemed to have too much time […]

Top High Schools in the Nation Named in Newsweek

In this hyper-competitive time in a high school students life, the last thing they want to hear is that they are going to the wrong high school; a school that might not give them the competitive edge they need to become optimal candidates for college. This is precisely the message that a new list from NEWSWEEK might […]

San Diego After-School All-Stars’ 5th Annual “Party Like an All-Star” Dodgeball Tournament

San Diego After-School All-Stars Presents Fifth Annual “Party Like an All-Star” Dodgeball Tournament on June 8 Charity dodgeball tournament at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego offers $500 in prizes   SAN DIEGO – May 11, 2012 — The San Diego Chapter of After-School All-Stars announces the fifth annual “Party Like an All-Star” Dodgeball Tournament on Friday, […]

My Latest Patch Article: Trayvon Martin’s Death – A Teachable Moment?

What will you tell your children about how to avoid placing themselves in a similar situation as Trayvon Martin was in? Read the full artice at Coronado Patch.  

College Admissions: The Other March Madness

  PRINCETON REVIEW’S 2012 “COLLEGE HOPES & WORRIES SURVEY” REPORTS ON 10,650 STUDENTS’ & PARENTS’ TOP 10 “DREAM COLLEGES” AND APPLICATION PERSPECTIVES · 71% Report High Stress Levels · 86% Say Financial Aid “Very Necessary” · 75% Say Economy Affecting Their College Choices · #1 “Dream College” Among Students: Harvard · #1 “Dream College” Among […]