September 18, 2018

How to Take Useful Notes

If you think for a hot second that notes are something you won’t ever have to take again once you’re...

September 18, 2018

1. Take your classes seriously. Your GPA is one of the most important factors colleges and universities consider when evaluating your application. Although junior year is the most...

September 17, 2018

Getting into your top choice isn't impossible, but it will be challenging. To make the process easier, read these 12 tips to improve your odds...

September 13, 2018

Do you have questions about SAT Subject Tests? If so, you are in the right place. Here are 10 things you need to know about SAT Subject...

September 12, 2018

Many high school students wonder about the importance of Advanced Placement (AP) classes and test scores when applying to an undergraduate program. The answer largely depends on the...

September 10, 2018

High school students don’t have to step foot on campus to start earning their degree. Taking Advanced Placement (AP) classes or enrolling in college-level classes as...

September 7, 2018

 

Many high school students are focused on getting accepted to a college or university, but an increasing number of students are looking ahead and...

September 6, 2018

 

Some colleges and universities offer a college admissions interview, which allows applicants to visit with admissions officers or alumni interviewers and discuss why they are...

August 31, 2018

 

For students trying to determine whether to sit for AP exams this spring or to sign up for AP classes, there are clear advantages...

August 30, 2018

Every year, one of the most rigorous parts of the college application process happens on Saturday mornings, the SAT and ACT test. Many students, however,...

August 29, 2018

 

The first step in achieving success after high school is to figure out which learning styles work the best for you. In order to...

August 29, 2018

 

High school students are given plenty of opportunities to jumpstart their college career. There are so many ways to get ahead that it can...

August 28, 2018

 

Taking advanced placement (AP) classes can have big advantages. AP classes demonstrate to schools that you're a hard worker and high academic achiever. They're...

August 28, 2018

All of the various components of the college application process can be complicated. So read on for terms and definitions from A-C! This will ensure...

August 27, 2018

 

Our college expert Mark Kantrowitz answers your questions about college and financial aid.

Q: How do you raise your GPA over 4.0? Some people...

August 23, 2018

Even if it’s too late to sign up for any AP classes this year, it’s worth talking to your counselor about putting them on your...