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Cost, location and admissions are only some of the factors you should consider in making the decision of what type of college will suit you best.
Now is the time to start thinking about how you’ll approach the essay prompts – it’s never too early to start thinking about college admissions!
Since most colleges have schedules that differ from high schools, visiting on your spring break is a great tactic because you'll get to see the school while there's still life on campus.
You know you can help – but how much is too much?
When it comes to paying for college, public colleges often offer the most affordable tuition prices. Some states, however, offer better deals than others.
These steps can help you create your own personalized snapshot of schools you’re considering and whether or not you should continue to consider them at all.
Unless you earned a perfect score on the ACT or SAT last time, you might benefit from a revamped and redesigned approach to test prep this year.
How to provide the support your child needs throughout the admissions process.
January is the start of a New Year and a new semester. Which means, you have the unique advantage of a fresh start in more than one way! How cool is that?
As a high school junior, you've got a lot going on - and even more ahead.
Any college student across the nation would love to receive a subscription box or a delightful one-time delivery from someone who cares.
November is a pivotal time of year for high school seniors - and we’re not just talking turkey.
You need to focus more than ever before on your studies, which classes you choose to take and how much you devote to preparing for standardized testing and college research outside the classroom.
While you can’t take the exams for them (yes, we know you’ve thought about it) you can help ease their exam anxieties in other ways.
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.
Now is the time to evaluate what you can do this month to continue your focus on the college planning process.
You should be thinking about college...
When he or she comes to you (as most smart students do) asking you to help edit his or her personal statement, don’t panic!
Academics are important, but they aren't everything!
By taking AP courses, you’re demonstrating to the college that you are able to handle a college level course while you’re still in high school.