By Heather McCutchen: InGenius Prep Counselor, Former Admissions Reader from Dartmouth College, Mother of Two Ivy League Graduates It’s awful when your kid’s dream is crushed, no matter the situation. I’ve worked in and around higher education for thirty years and I...read more
After graduating from high school, many students think the only thing they need to do is go to college. While a college degree can be beneficial, it is not for everyone. There are five alternatives to college that students should think about once they graduate high...read more
By Michael B. Horn and Bob Moesta Over the last several years, we collected and analyzed more than 200 personal stories and surveys of more than 1,000 students who chose different paths for higher education to understand what was causing them to enroll. We discovered...read more
The ninth comic in the College Parents of America Humor series is now available on Collegeparents.org.
This comic, created by collaboration between College Parents of America and Hector Curriel, deals with a combination of college pricing sticker shock and the state of cleanliness of many dorm rooms across the country.
High school is over, or the end is in sight. You've signed yearbooks and finished your finals and now take a look at the future. Are you unsure of what you want to do with your life? Does the idea of jumping into college feel overwhelming? Not sure what major to...read more
Studying can be a bit challenging at times and can also be boring. But you have to stay motivated in order to be able to accomplish something. For students and people who just want to learn something new, music can be very helpful. This has recently been backed by...read more
If you can’t afford a college without a PLUS loan, then for many parents and families the college is simply not affordable.read more