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Will Test-Optional College Admissions Stick Around Forever?

Feb. 12, 2021

Schools that embrace test-optional admission policies make standardized tests optional for freshmen applicants. In other words, students do not need to submit SAT/ACT scores to be considered for admission.

How to Help Your Teen Determine College Compatibility

Dec. 04, 2020

Choosing a college is a big decision that often brings both excitement and anxiety. With so many options available, your teen might easily become overwhelmed and hasty in picking. 

What College Readiness Looks Like

Nov. 20, 2020

There’s a term you’ve probably heard a lot before as a parent: college readiness. What does it mean? And how do you know if your child is on track for “college readiness” in school?

Study Skills Your Teen Will Need in College

Nov. 06, 2020

Knowing how to study effectively is important in high school, but it’s even more crucial in college, where students are expected to manage multiple demanding classes and regularly prove their understanding of class material on quizzes and exams. 

Six Ways Teens Can Set Themselves Apart on College Applications

Oct. 02, 2020

Applying to college is more than just filling out an online form and sending off some transcripts. Your teen should consider it an opportunity to introduce themselves to colleges and make a compelling case for why they should extend an admission offer to your teen.

Dos and Don’ts for the College Admission Essay

Sep. 11, 2020

ou’ve heard before that the admission essay can give your teen’s college application a boost, and it’s true. How can your teen make the admission essay the best it can be? Here are a few dos and don’ts.

Dos and Don’ts for the College Application

Sep. 04, 2020

The start of senior year brings a lot of excitement and a long list of to-dos for teens planning to go to college. Here are a few dos and don’ts that your teen should keep in mind.

How Much Do Colleges Care About Extracurricular Involvement?

Jul. 10, 2020

Extracurricular involvement is a presumed resume booster that can help set a student apart – but how much? And do all colleges care about it?

Scholarship Data Every Parent Needs to Know

Jul. 03, 2020

How do most students receive scholarships? Is it worth the time and effort to apply? Let’s take a look at some data on scholarships that might motivate your teen

Supporting Your College-Bound Students During the Coronavirus Crisis

Apr. 10, 2020

Spring is normally an exciting and hectic time for high school students making plans for college. This year, things are a lot different, with the coronavirus pandemic affecting every aspect of daily life and business. 

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