A Message for Parents Starting the College Search Process

Andrew Carter encourages parents to begin the college search process by thinking about the qualities and skills they want their son or daughter to have in order to be successful when they begin their college career and laying out these goals in a list. Read More

The College Search Process: College Fairs

To successfully navigate college fairs, prepare beforehand, map it out, connect with admissions representatives, and be open to new schools. Read More

On a Waitlist? Here are 8 Action Steps

With college acceptance season in full swing, your son or daughter may be the recipient of a waitlist notification. With students applying to more and more colleges, schools have made… Read More

Juniors, begin college planning here

The college planning process starts earlier than it did a decade ago, with high school juniors in the thick of the college search before summer even hits. If there’s an… Read More

Navigating College Athletics

In fields and stadiums across the country, high school athletes dream of playing sports in college. But only a small percentage reach that goal, and it’s a long road to… Read More

What You Need to Know About Applying to Community College

For many years, applying to a community college was considered the “back-up” option for most students and families. Many felt that attending a community college was only necessary in the… Read More

How to Use the College Scorecard

If there’s a student in your family applying to college in the next few years, you’ll want to bookmark a key resource from the U.S. Department of Education: the College… Read More

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