College Prep

Complete Programming for “Teens & Me” Event in Miami January 26th, Sponsored by Ford

Teen anxiety disorders are among the most common mental health conditions that arise during adolescence, and parenting or mentoring teens requires a set of skills caregivers often find themselves missing or needing to improve. We here at Los Tweens & Teens, often produce content featuring experts around this subject with and we are now SUPER excited […]

[Video] 100 Teens Will Live a Transformational Experience Thanks to Disney and Essence Magazine

Since 2008, Walt Disney World Resort has provided all-expenses-paid trips to more than 1,100 students, plus a parent or guardian, to participate in the annual Disney Dreamers Academy. Students are selected from thousands of applicants who answered a series of essay questions about their personal stories and dreams for the future. The program, now in […]

Join Us in Our First-Ever LIVE Event, “Teens & Me,” on January 26th in Miami

Teen anxiety disorders are among the most common mental health conditions that arise during adolescence, and parenting or mentoring teens requires a set of skills caregivers often find themselves missing or needing to improve. The team here at Los Tweens & Teens (https://lostweens.com), the bilingual e-magazine for the years after kindergarten and before college, often […]

3 Myths About “Florida Prepaid College Savings Plans” that will Make You Want to Act Now

The Florida PrePaid College Board is a Promotional Partner of Los Tweens & Teens. However, as always, all views are 100% our own.   ** Discount Promo Code Inside! ** When our ‘chiquitos’ are born, the world took on an entirely new meaning.  Our priorities changed, our view of the world changed and all we want […]

[Video] Exclusive Interview with “The People’s Engineer” Brianne C Martin on Careers in S.T.E.M

We met Brianne C Martin, the self-proclaimed “People’s Engineer”, at Hispanicize Texas 2017 in Houston. Brianne is a Latina on a mission. She wants to encourage kids to study S.T.E.M. careers (science, tech, education & math) by sharing all the opportunities available in these industries – specially for multicultural kids. Basically, she shares how cool […]

High School Students Can Apply by Oct 31st for “2018 Disney Dreamers Academy” at Walt Disney World Resort

For more than a decade, Disney Dreamers Academy has inspired young minds nationwide by fueling their dreams and showing them a world of possibilities. Each year, students participate in hands-on, immersive career workshops, ranging from animation to zoology. The program is produced in conuuction with Steve Harvey and Essence Magazine. Each participant learns important skills, such […]

[Español] Aplicaciones abiertas para “KIDS FIRST! Film Critics Boot Camp” en Brooklyn para adolescentes

HITN, la compañía de medios  en idioma español que brinda programación educativa, se asocia por tercer año con la Coalición para Medios Infantiles de Calidad (Coalition for Quality Children’s Media) para presentar el Verano 2017 de HITN/¡LOS NIÑOS PRIMERO!/Centro de entrenamiento para críticos de cine (Summer 2017HITN/KIDS FIRST! Film Critics Boot Camp). Los centros de entrenamiento están […]

These Are the Colleges that Give the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck in 2017

The Princeton Review ® (www.princetonreview.com) released the 2017 edition of its annual guide to colleges that the education services company considers the nation’s best for academics, affordability/financial aid, and for getting their graduates out the door to satisfying and rewarding careers. Colleges That Pay You Back has detailed school profiles, plus seven ranking lists: one […]

[Infographic] The Complete Parent Guide to Get Financial Aid for College

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with The College Board and DiMe Media. However, all opinions expressed are my own   Having the college money talk can be nerve-wracking, not only for the big sums of money in question, but also the fact that decisions made now in your 17-year old’s life can affect […]

[Video] 7 Facts About 2016-2017 Florida Prepaid College Plans (and Promo Code Inside!)

If I am passionate about anything, it’s an education for all our youth because education levels the playing field and allows us all the opportunity to compete in life. Our Los Tweens & Teens team is excited to share important information for Florida families about higher education being more accessible than ever! We recommed: College […]

[Giveaway] New Book Shows You How to Attend a Top College Without Being Rich

** GIVEAWAY BELOW** GIVEAWAY BELOW** Watch our founder, Cristy Clavijo-Kish, interview author Maria Carla about her inspiration for “Achieve the College Dream,” and all things college prep: Students with few resources rarely apply to top colleges. Even when they have the academic and extracurricular merits to be admitted to institutions like Harvard, Yale and Princeton, […]

5 Tips to Get Teens Ready for Cooking their Own Meals at College

Between classes and exams, college years are a pack of fun, but they aren’t exactly a byword for delicious food. With the bliss of mom’s cooking left back home, teen have to either settle for bland campus grubs or start cooking your own meals, which can be a tough task for a first-time uni-based chef. […]

[Infographic] 5 Legal Tips You and Your Teen Need to Know Before Going to College

Sending your children off to college can be a joyous occasion, but as all parents know, it can also be a bit terrifying. From signing lease agreements, to applying for student loans, to paying for utilities, to dealing with landlords, college students will encounter a wide range of unfamiliar legal interactions. There are many legal obstacles […]