Roadmap To College

Going to college is a no-brainer. But how to get there is a more difficult question to answer. No matter you are a high school freshman or senior, here’s a simple roadmap to college for you: I am a high school freshman. Plan Discover Do Find a school counselor,...

Ten Factors in Student Success

College Parents of America operates with a premise that every student wants to succeed.  We also believe that part of your role as a parent is to help your student to succeed frequently as the school year begins, and to aid him or her in attaining a higher level...

How College Works

How does college work? Or put another way, how do colleges work and how can you and your student learn to adjust to their practices and achieve success? Ultimately, of course, it is up to your student to find his/her way in the world. And his/her first step to a new...

Financial Capability Critical to Higher Ed Success

Teaching young people — and their parents — how to better save and spend their money is a critical component to increasing college-going rates in the U.S., warned a panel of experts who spoke this week at the National Association of State Treasurers meeting in Salt...

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