Use the vacation months to your advantage by scheduling visits, requesting interviews, starting to write essays and gathering information.
It can be a wonderful family experience, a way for your kids to learn more about the world without leaving home.
How important are courses and tutoring for standardized college aptitude tests?
Activities like student government, band and sports could make a critical difference, say admissions officials.
Today's vocational and technical high schools have become "career academies."
Parents of high school seniors can begin to find financial aid in the fall by understanding FAFSA, the federal form that determines how much aid a student is eligible to receive.
College isn't right for every student — including many who enroll in four-year programs. Here are alternatives.
Inappropriate online pages can hurt college chances. Creative expression can sometimes help.
Parents have an important role in making sure both students and their schools and sports clubs are following up-to-date safety and injury management practices.
Taking good notes is a key school survival skill your child will need through high school and beyond.
increasing number of high school students are applying to college with a year of calculus already under their belts. To do so, they must start algebra in 8th grade.
Before assuming the problem is excessive assignments, check out other possibilites, such as study habits or too little time.