Grit, Impulse Control, & Finding Productive Passions— three goals when doing Middle School and beyond.
Why we can expect more from Middle School— so students can avoid the high school expectation ‘cliff’.
Rural Ohio high schools demonstrate that expecting college graduation from all students improves all academic outcomes— quickly. Check out Reaching Higher, John’s book on this very topic at www.ontocollege.com
How the online ACT differs from the paper ACT test.
The reason qualified applicants often don’t get into their top selective college: the essay. Here’s how to write a better one.
Another great college saving vehicle: Roth IRAs. Use both— Roths and 529s.
529 College Savings Plans— the good and the bad. Get started early.
JB met these great restaurant waiters, hard-working high school students who need to realize that they have more affordable options than community colleges.
Yikes! The Summer Melt— the percentage of HS seniors enrolled in college, who never show up in the fall— is up to 20%. Here are some antidotes.
Graduating with minimal debt is a choice. Don’t add (more than $5k a year) to the $1.4 trillion in student loan debt. Don’t become a debt slave.