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ACT or SAT: What's the difference?

Find out how these two college admissions tests differ and whether your student should take one or the other, or both.

What Do You Want To Be? Parents and Counselors Give Teens Career Guidance

High school students need direction on their career path, and parents and counselors each play a key role.

Dropout Nation: an inside look at why our kids aren’t graduating

Kids are dropping out of high school at epidemic rates. A revealing new documentary follows students at a “dropout factory” in Houston to show students’ incredible obstacles and how educators are fighting back. But it begs the question: where are the parents?

All about Advanced Placement (AP) courses and exams

The AP program gives students the opportunity to take college-level courses while they are still in high school.

The simple guide to stress-free SATs

Ten easy steps to helping your child crack the SAT code.

Get ready for college reading

Here's what to do to make sure your student is prepared for college-level reading.

Planning For College: A Team Effort

A successful college graduate with AD/HD shares how she and her parents worked together to plan for college.

Back to basics: A supply list for college

As your high school graduate prepares to make the move from home to dorm, keep this checklist of college essentials handy.

College-going rates vary widely in California

Find out who's going to college in the Golden State

Do parents — if they can afford it — owe their child a college education?

Paying for school, be it private school or college, is no small task. When it comes to finances, adulthood, and parents' responsibility for their child's education, determining where to draw the line can be tough.