Tag Archives: college

College and Career Readiness – Education Week

Only 3 percent of adults think students are “very prepared” for college when they graduate from high school, according to a Gallup survey released last week. Source: New feed

Documentary on College Admissions Tests Scores Pretty High on Some Questions – Education and the Media – Education Week

“The Test & the Art of Thinking” looks at the ACT and SAT through the perspective of admissions officers, tutors, parents, students, and testing experts. Source: New feed

5 Ways to Cut the College Price Tag

Working as a Financial Aid Counselor, families often ask me how they can pay for college. More often than not this conversation takes place during the student’s senior year in high school. As a first-generation college student, there are things

College Readiness – Education Week

The College Board, a nonprofit that oversees Advanced Placement exams, found in its annual report that 1 in 4 students taking the exams are from low-income backgrounds. Source: New feed

Do Student Projects Have a Role in College Admissions? – Education Week

Experts are working with counselors and admissions officers on ways to factor performance assessments into admissions decisions. Source: New feed

Tips to get into your Dream College

There’s no magic formula for getting into a selective college, but over a decade covering admissions for The Chronicle of Higher Education, I’ve picked up a thing or two. These takeaways, based on hundreds of interviews with admissions deans over

Setting Students Up for College Success

Get a look at a dual-enrollment program that prepares high school students to overcome the obstacles on the path to finishing college. Source: