Focus on Parents Articles
What's your role during the college admissions season?
Setting expecations, boundaries and commitments in college.
The pros of creating a "brag sheet" for your child.
Check out this summertime test prep you can do at the beach.
Your grad is off to college - give them something that they can use during their journey.
No matter what your status: get ready to apply for college!
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.
How to provide the support your child needs throughout the admissions process.
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.
Academics are important, but they aren't everything!
Go beyond the typical campus tour! Arrange to do these things to get a better idea of campus life.
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.
Start learning these skills now so you can practice for the remainder of your high school career.
Take advice with a grain of salt and be aware of these myths!
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.