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Eligible for financial aid, nearly a million students never get it
Hechinger Report - May 23, 2018
Two surveys last year painted an unambiguous picture: Republicans had soured on higher education. They thought colleges had a negative impact on the country and the “way things were going.”
A Degree With Zero Student Debt. Does It Work?
NPR.org - May 28, 2018
Justin Napier is exactly the kind of community college graduate Tennessee was hoping for. In high school, Napier didn’t have his eye on college. In fact,
Admissions Process & Strategytop
The Two Most Important College-Admissions Criteria Now Mean Less
The Atlantic - May 25, 2018
When so many students have outstanding grades and test scores, schools have to get creative about triaging applicants.
College Corner: Improve Acceptance Chances With An Interview
CapeNews.net-May 25, 2018
For three years as an undergraduate, I worked as a campus tour guide for prospective students interested in attending my college. It was one of my favorite jobs during my college career because it gave me a chance
What Questions to Expect at a College Interview
Atlanta Jewish Times-May 23, 2018
Mark Fisher provides some practice questions students can use before they schedule a college interview.
Teens need paid summer jobs to learn life skills
The Columbus Dispatch - May 29, 2018
As the school year draws to a close and fewer teens plan to spend their summers scooping ice cream, carrying golf clubs and working other hourly jobs
Get Moving: The Benefits of Exercise for Teen Mental Health
U.S. News & World Report - May 28, 2018
Why is exercise so essential for teens? Because physical activity has significant benefits for teen mental health, according to a large body of research.
The Mom Who Tweets at Employers Asking Them to Hire Her Kid
Slate Magazine - May 29, 2018
It’s undoubtedly true that some parents, somewhere, give their adult children excellent guidance on jobs and work life. But based on the letters I get at Ask a Manager
Teaching kids about healthy boundaries in the #MeToo era
PBS Newshour - May 29, 2018
How are schools using the #MeToo movement to open up discussions about consent, nonverbal cues and what constitutes a healthy relationship? Special correspondent Cristina Quinn of WGBH went to one Massachusetts high school to see what students are learning
Career & Technical Educationtop
How to learn the business of business as a high schooler
MarketPlace - May 24, 2018
President Donald Trump has tapped Scott Stump, who runs Vivayic, Inc., “a learning solutions” company in Lincoln, Neb., as assistant secretary for career, technical, and adult education at the U.S. Department of Education.
“No More Begging for School Accommodations”
ADDitude - May 30, 2018
Getting services in college is more complicated than getting them in high school, but it’s much more manageable than you think. Here’s what you should know (and do) before your teen applies to college.
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How to Pay for College if You Don’t Qualify for Financial Aid From the Federal Government
The Student Loan Report-May 24, 2018
If you think you’ve snagged just what you need to cover your college costs this fall, think again.
SAT vs. ACT: How to Know Which Test Is Right For You
TeenLife Blog - May 29, 2018
It’s time to start thinking about the big college admissions test. So which one will it be: the SAT or the ACT? Let us help you figure it out.
How to Master SAT Paired Passages
U.S. News & World Report (blog) - May 28, 2018
The redesigned SAT’s reading section includes a single set of paired passages. Paired passages assess reading comprehension and synthesis skills via questions that require students to compare and contrast two passages.