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Overcoming Test Prep Stress and Anxiety

Overcoming Test Prep Stress and Anxiety

It's inevitable that final exams will stress you out -- learn how to deal with it.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 7, 2017
Plan Ahead: Help Your Teen with Accomplishments on the College App

Plan Ahead: Help Your Teen with Accomplishments on the College App

The pros of creating a "brag sheet" for your child.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 7, 2017
3 Don’ts for Parents during the College Application Process

3 Don’ts for Parents during the College Application Process

What's your role during the college admissions season?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 7, 2017
How to Fail an Exam

How to Fail an Exam

Your new mantra: Reviewing answers, good. Dwelling on questions, bad.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 7, 2017
How to Help Your Student Minimize Exam Stress

How to Help Your Student Minimize Exam Stress

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.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 7, 2017
Maintaining Friendships during the College Admissions Process

Maintaining Friendships during the College Admissions Process

It’s not a competition when a friend applies to the same school – it just means you have similar taste, which is likely why you're friends in the first place.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 7, 2017
College Admissions Essay Topics to Avoid

College Admissions Essay Topics to Avoid

What’s most curious about the college essay is that many of the topics on this list (those that should be avoided) also happen to be some of the most commonly used topics out there.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 7, 2017
Trade Secrets: What Your School Counselor Wants You to Know about Applying to College

Trade Secrets: What Your School Counselor Wants You to Know about Applying to College

When it comes to the college admissions process, what you haven't heard may be what's most important.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 7, 2017
Building Your Brag Sheet

Building Your Brag Sheet

Including a brag sheet can help you get into the college of your dreams!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 7, 2017
Navigating Difficult College Admissions Applications

Navigating Difficult College Admissions Applications

College Magazine ranks Stanford University as the college with the toughest admissions application.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 7, 2017
How to Procure the Best College Recommendation Letters

How to Procure the Best College Recommendation Letters

Keep these important aspects in mind when going through the process of obtaining a college recommendation letter.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 6, 2017
How to Handle the Final Load

How to Handle the Final Load

You can handle finals season with these helpful tips.

By Kathryn Knight
Published November 1, 2017
November Checklist for High School Seniors

November Checklist for High School Seniors

November is a pivotal time of year for high school seniors - and we’re not just talking turkey.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 31, 2017
November Checklist for High School Juniors

November Checklist for High School Juniors

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.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 31, 2017
Apple Co-Founder, Steve Wozniak, Launches Online University

Apple Co-Founder, Steve Wozniak, Launches Online University

Woz U to help graduates pursue a degree in tech quickly and without insurmountable debt.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published October 19, 2017
Rolling Admissions 101: Is It Right for You?

Rolling Admissions 101: Is It Right for You?

Learn more about rolling admissions policies for college applications.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published October 12, 2017
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 September 25, 2017
October Checklist for High School Juniors

October Checklist for High School Juniors

Now is the time to evaluate what you can do this month to continue your focus on the college planning process.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 25, 2017
Fall Must-Do's for High School Students

Fall Must-Do's for High School Students

Check out what you need to get accomplished during your first semester.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published September 25, 2017
Gigantic Awards for Grad Students

Gigantic Awards for Grad Students

This list of awards for grad students has amounts that just may make your jaw drop!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 18, 2017