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Top Ten Myths about Study Abroad

Top Ten Myths about Study Abroad

Don't fall for these top ten myths about study abroad.

By The Professors' Guide
Published April 21, 2009
Why We Chose the Colleges We Chose

Why We Chose the Colleges We Chose

Dartmouth College, N.H.

By Michael Pugh
Published March 4, 2014
5 Signs You Shouldn't Enroll in Graduate School

5 Signs You Shouldn't Enroll in Graduate School

There are good reasons to go to grad school – to pursue an interest you’re highly engaged with or to take the next step necessary to meet your career goals. There ...

By Bridget Kulla, edited by Kathryn Knight
Published September 3, 2008
The Collegiate Matchmaker

The Collegiate Matchmaker

Get hooked up with your favorite college with the collegiate matchmaker.

By Kay Peterson, Ph. D.
Published October 30, 2012
The Best College in Every State

The Best College in Every State

Which school ranked top in your state?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 15, 2017
Moving Past the College Rejection Letter

Moving Past the College Rejection Letter

How to handle a college rejection letter.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 7, 2017
What is Early Decision/Early Action?

What is Early Decision/Early Action?

Before you apply for early decision, make sure you've made the right decision.

By Roxana Hadad and Tavia Evans
Published August 29, 2016
Choosing Colleges: The Alumni Interview

Choosing Colleges: The Alumni Interview

Why are you applying to this college? That is one of a few standard questions former Harvard alumni interviewer Gerald Bradshaw used to ask recent high school grads hoping to get ...

By Jennifer LeClaire
Published June 3, 2008
Help Your Student with Summer Plans

Help Your Student with Summer Plans

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.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 28, 2017
Is It Worth It? 6 Reasons to Transfer

Is It Worth It? 6 Reasons to Transfer

6 good reasons to transfer schools.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 27, 2014
Are test-preparation courses worth the cost?

Are test-preparation courses worth the cost?

An expert's opinion on the worth of test preparation courses.

Mark Kantrowitz
Published October 16, 2009
How Will College be Different From High School?

How Will College be Different From High School?

You’ve read the books, you’ve heard the advice, and you think you have a fair enough handle on what to expect when you get to college. Sure, you may have heard ...

By Mridu Khullar
Published June 8, 2007
Early Decision Commitment: 5 Signs that You’re Not Ready

Early Decision Commitment: 5 Signs that You’re Not Ready

Are you read to apply early decision? Here are five signs that you're not.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 8, 2017
How to Successfully Parent Your College Student

How to Successfully Parent Your College Student

Once your student leaves for college, it can become one of the most challenging times as a parent.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 13, 2017
Beat the SAT Jitters

Beat the SAT Jitters

Q: “I get so nervous before a test. What can I do?” A: “The first time I took the SAT, I was so nervous, I couldn’t even remember what year it ...

By Renee Euchner
Published March 10, 2009
What Colleges Want

What Colleges Want

College admissions officers are forced to go through piles of mundane applications, so let yours reflect your individuality and you'll shine.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 7, 2017
August Checklist for High School Seniors

August Checklist for High School Seniors

Vow to stay organized and on top of everything you need to do so that you can do the things you want to do.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 21, 2017
Dressing for Success

Dressing for Success

Remember, it's always better to overdress than underdress!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 8, 2015
Tranferring from a Four-Year to a Four-Year School

Tranferring from a Four-Year to a Four-Year School

Be certain that transferring colleges is the right move for you.

By Bridget Kulla
Published October 5, 2010
Developing & Narrowing Down Your Potential Colleges List

Developing & Narrowing Down Your Potential Colleges List

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.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 7, 2017