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October Checklist for High School Seniors

October Checklist for High School Seniors

This year, take the time at the beginning of each month to evaluate what you can do to continue your focus on the college admissions process.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 1, 2015
Your Turn: Attending a Community College

Your Turn: Attending a Community College

It's your turn to consider attending a community college--why you should.

By Andrea Pakieser, Harold Washington Community College
Published March 9, 2009
Latino Students: 10 Reasons to Study Abroad

Latino Students: 10 Reasons to Study Abroad

Hispanic cultures have always had a major influence on shaping the United States, especially with increased immigration from Latin America in recent decades. Studying abroad is an amazing opportunity for you ...

Dr. Gary Rhodes
Published June 5, 2007
Earn Your MBA from Home through Online Programs

Earn Your MBA from Home through Online Programs

You could live in an extremely rural area, or maybe you have five kids and a job that keeps you at your desk until 7 p.m. every night. Or perhaps you're ...

By Dona DeZube
Published January 20, 2016
What High School Seniors Should Do Right Now

What High School Seniors Should Do Right Now

Relief is sweet and you likely want to look at your entire college admissions process as a distant memory. Not so fast!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 25, 2014
Five Simple Things to Get Kids To Think the C-word (College)

Five Simple Things to Get Kids To Think the C-word (College)

Check out these five simple things to get kids to think the c-word (college).

By Dr. Uma G. Gupat
Published March 13, 2009
Colleges Freeze Tuition Rates for 2013-14 School Year

Colleges Freeze Tuition Rates for 2013-14 School Year

Many colleges are working towards making college more affordable for students.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 24, 2013
June Checklist for Soon-to-Be College Freshman

June Checklist for Soon-to-Be College Freshman

It’s June, which means that school is finally out for the summer!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 26, 2015
GRE Strategy: Overview

GRE Strategy: Overview

After the SAT you may have uttered, "Glad I never have to go through THAT again!" But, if you plan to attend graduate school, you'll experience much of that same test-taking ...

By Chris Diehl
Published January 20, 2016
Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Historically Black Colleges and Universities

When picking out a college, you need to choose the institution that's best for you. Size, location and price are important. But for many black students graduating from high school today, ...

By Michael Pugh
Published January 22, 2016
Get a Jump on College

Get a Jump on College

Ready to move beyond high school, but you haven't graduated yet? Itching for new challenges and excitement? Maybe you should think about taking college courses before you graduate. Early college programs, ...

By Elisa Kronish
Published September 4, 2008
My Divine Comedy

My Divine Comedy

A student balances AP classes, extracurricular activities and college applications.

Published June 5, 2007
College Prep for High School Juniors

College Prep for High School Juniors

The road to college speeds up significantly in your junior year. It's difficult to balance excelling in your classes with maneuvering through college exams, applications and deadlines. Stay on the college ...

By Tavia Evans and Kay Peterson, Ph.D
Published June 3, 2008
Over 275 Colleges Accepting Late Applicants

Over 275 Colleges Accepting Late Applicants

Still unsure about your college plans? Don’t worry – it’s not too late to pursue attending a college this fall!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 5, 2014
List Harvard on Your Resume Without Being a Genius

List Harvard on Your Resume Without Being a Genius

Put Harvard University on your resume now.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published April 7, 2016
Is It Worth It? 6 Reasons to Transfer

Is It Worth It? 6 Reasons to Transfer

6 good reasons to transfer schools.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 27, 2014
College Planning for High School Sophomores

College Planning for High School Sophomores

While sophomore year isn’t the time to begin your full-blown college search, it’s the perfect time to get a jump start on the process. During this year, you can transform yourself ...

Published June 27, 2014
Time to Advance: What AP Can Do For You

Time to Advance: What AP Can Do For You

Find out what AP classes can do for your during the college admissions process.

By Jeremy Ogul
Published April 21, 2009
Behind the Rankings

Behind the Rankings

U.S. News & World Report. The Princeton Review. The sheer number of college rating systems published around this time of year can be downright dizzying. Some rankings rate doctoral programs. Others ...

By Jennifer LeClaire
Published June 9, 2007
10 Questions to Ask Before Accepting an Offer

10 Questions to Ask Before Accepting an Offer

The college you’re considering offers your major, a variety of extracurricular activities and the ideal social mix. You’ve done your research and checked out the school’s location, class size, teacher/student ratio ...

By Melissa Bearns & Chris Diehl, edited by Kathryn Knight
Published September 3, 2008