How your ninth-grader can successfully launch his or her high school career.
Browse profiles on everything from from student-to-faculty ratios to acceptance rates and the percentage of students who successfully graduate in four years.
In 2008, Kaplan reported that only 10 percent of admissions officers bothered looking at an applicant’s social media pages; but in 2017, that number rose to 35 percent.
With proper planning, a college fair can provide you with newfound insight into prospective colleges.
Understanding the widening gender gap and its impact on college acceptance.
The No. 1 thing students can do while on the waitlist is communicate clearly, firmly and respectfully to the admissions office that, if offered, they will accept a spot at the school.
Expert tips on what students should do when visiting a college campus.
Thinking of opening a 529 account? Follow this advice.
Perhaps no decision in a college-bound teen’s high school career causes more agitation than deciding how many honors and advanced placement courses to take.
Students and parents spend too much time seeking out private scholarships, and not enough focusing on where the bulk of aid money actually originates.
What are the key differences between the ACT and new SAT, and what do they mean for test-takers?
Do you know about the changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid affecting all rising high school seniors applying for federal aid in the 2017-18 academic year?
Experts at College Transitions release their first book, "The Enlightened College Applicant," Sept. 1.
When can SAT subject test benefit college applicants and what do they entail?
These profiles detail everything from student-to-faculty ratios to acceptance rates and the percentage of students who successfully graduate in four years.
Summer months are the perfect time to get ahead in the college application process. Follow these 5 useful tips to jump-start your college applications.
Questioning the value of a college degree? College is still a sound investment if you know how to capitalize on your higher education.
Check out this post to learn about your prospects as a waitlisted student and what you may be able to do to ultimately earn admission.
These tips offer guidance and help for effectively and tactfully describing mental health challenges.
College applicants can use these tips to help move their application into the "accepted" pile.
Does your teen have a career in mind? This new "So You Want to Be a…” series," offers college advice for the career-minded.
Take a look at the fastest-growing careers in America, where both compensation and employee satisfaction are high, starting with the healthcare field.
A look at the very real ways student loan debt can impact your life and how to make wise college choices.