Why we can expect more from Middle School— so students can avoid the high school expectation ‘cliff’
One reason to apply to at least seven colleges: smaller schools, like Nebraska Wesleyan, often have discretion to increase aid offers and lower the family’s cost.
4 Ways to maximize scholarships
The Evidence is in: Smart Phones are an Enemy to Learning. What schools and parent now might do.
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 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.