As a parent, nothing makes you more proud than helping to prepare your child for college.
Knowing your child is preparing for college and, more importantly, adulthood, is very rewarding. All of your love and support is starting to pay off, but you know there is still a lot to do. Continue reading 4 Crucial Ways to Prepare Your Child for College →
It feels a lot like waiting for someone to ask you to prom. It’s the scary place between acceptance and rejection.
Let’s talk about the college waitlist.
Applying to college is supposed to be clear cut, right? You’re supposed to get an acceptance or a rejection. Acceptances are great. Rejections sting a little. Either way, at least you know where you stand. Continue reading College Waitlist Tips You Need to Know →
There are so many things that I wish I could whisper in the ear of my 18-year-old self.
It hasn’t been too long since I was enduring the daily college grind. Just a few years ago, a few months after graduation, I was carefully slipping my diploma out of a sealed envelope and into a polished frame. Continue reading 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before College →
There are a lot of factors to consider when deciding whether to retake the SAT’s or not.
This question comes up quite often: should you retake the SAT’s to improve your score? And the reality is, there is no simple answer. There are a lot of factors to consider when deciding whether to retake the SAT’s or not. Continue reading Should You Retake the SAT’s to Improve Your Score? →
It’s never too early to start saving money for your child’s future college costs! In fact, you should start saving as early as possible.
We know you want your child to go far in life. You want them to get the education they deserve. You want them to be prepared for their first real job. You want them to blossom in a lifelong career. Continue reading How to Prepare Your Child for College Costs →
Seniors—Congratulations! Sit down, take a deep breath, and smile. You’re in. But there’s still work to do.
Choosing a college ranks among the most important decisions a person makes in his or her lifetime. It requires a lot of thought. You’ve told some colleges that you like them, and one or more have said that they like you back. But you can only go to one college, so you’ll need to break some hearts. Continue reading What to Consider When Choosing a College →
It’s a great idea to bulk up your reading list while you’re preparing and studying for the SAT.
Did you know that frequent readers tend to do better on the Writing and Critical Reading portions of the SAT, which make up more than 50 percent of the test questions? It’s a great idea to bulk up your reading list while you’re preparing and studying for the SAT. Continue reading Prepare For the SAT’s With This Summer Reading List →
The summer before college is the optimal time to get yourself ready for life as a college student. We know how you can use this time wisely.
As you recuperate from your senior year of high school and look forward to your freshmen year of college, your mind is probably swirling with thoughts of classes, dorm-living and making new friends—all of the fun you will have at college.
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You still have one year left of high school. You can do this! Use this time to prepare for college with these two essential tips.
You’ve still got another year of high school to survive. How are you going to use that time? I won’t insult your intelligence by telling you that you should focus on getting good grades. You know that. But here are two things you definitely should do to prepare for college – as soon as you can.
Continue reading Do These Two Things Immediately to Prepare for College Next Year →