Focus on Parents Articles
February and March are tense within the world of college admissions - for all involved parties.
You've got 99 problems but tuition isn't one at these schools!
It’s important to find standardized test dates for the SAT and ACT that work for your schedule and sign up before the deadlines!
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, ...
Academics are important, but they aren't everything!
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!
You should undoubtedly clean up your social media presence, but how much do colleges really look at your posts?
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!
Your grad is off to college - give them something that they can use during their journey.
November is a pivotal time of year for high school seniors - and we’re not just talking turkey.
You should be thinking about college...
There are no if’s and’s or but’s about it – college is downright expensive!
You have two choices: the easy way or the hard way. Why not make things easier on yourself with these four steps?
Once your student leaves for college, it can become one of the most challenging times as a parent.
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.
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 ...