Guidance For Sale

Achieva does it all--life tips, tutoring, testing and college counseling. Is this a good thing?

Getting a child into college is stressful enough to make some parents fret over starting their kid off in the right preschool. But most families like to think there are a few years of grace time, with the dilemmas of carpooling and sports schedules not giving way to full frenzy until, at the earliest, the summer before senior year.

Well, that's the way it is now. If you want to get a sense of the future, take a look at Achieva College Prep Centers, an education company. Give Achieva your child beginning in freshman year of high school, and the staff...

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