Focus on Parents Articles
February and March are tense within the world of college admissions - for all involved parties.
Why pay to apply? There are plenty of great colleges that have free applications!
Do you hover over your kids with anxious anticipation of fulfilling an unmet need? Your intentions may be honorable, but the behavior may earn you an unwanted moniker – helicopter parent. ...
Check out this summertime test prep you can do at the beach.
It really doesn't make sense that community colleges are often ignored in rankings, considering nearly half of America’s undergraduate students attend community colleges.
“If there’s one mistake my students make [when choosing a college], it’s not listening to their parents,” says Bruce Hammond, director of college counseling at Sandia Preparatory School in Albuquerque, ...
As a parent, you likely want to encourage your student to get the most out of their time, experiences and, of course, work towards success.
Take advice with a grain of salt and be aware of these myths!
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!
You've got 99 problems but tuition isn't one at these schools!
There are no if’s and’s or but’s about it – college is downright expensive!
Your grad is off to college - give them something that they can use during their journey.
You should be thinking about college...
Academics are important, but they aren't everything!
Q: How many schools should my junior apply to? Is there really such thing as a “safety” school? What does that mean? A: Trying to decide how many and which colleges ...
Parents, brace yourself for college move-in day.
Question: What part should my parents play in my college application? Parental involvement in the college admissions process varies from family to family, and is sometimes a point of conflict. At ...
November is a pivotal time of year for high school seniors - and we’re not just talking turkey.
You should undoubtedly clean up your social media presence, but how much do colleges really look at your posts?
You have two choices: the easy way or the hard way. Why not make things easier on yourself with these four steps?