Many colleges have made the SAT and ACT tests optional for admissions. Our resident mom blogger explains why this is a positive development for many students and why she’s encouraging her daughter to bypass college entrance exams.
I’ve never met a family that didn’t like the idea of paying less for college. Here’s how you can do it by starting with school data and using five smart strategies to find more generous and affordable schools, pay less, and even negotiate a better deal.
Everyone loves the idea of free money for college, and scholarships are a great way to get it. But you also need to use the right strategies to increase your chances of success. Here are the 10 ways students and their families can improve their chances of getting need-based, merit-based and other types of scholarships.
Our kids are often influenced by their peers. But when it comes to deciding whether to go to college and which school to choose, a bit of peer pressure isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Our mom blogger explains how it’s been working with two of her kids.
When and how should you start planning for college if you have a high school freshman or sophomore at home? Our resident mom blogger offers up some quick tips and ideas now that her daughter is a freshman.