Scholarships for first-generation college students
There's scholarship money available specifically for students whose parents didn’t go to college. Here are a few great sources to check out.
A bridge to success for high-achieving low-income teens
The nonprofit QuestBridge helps high-achieving teens from low-income families get into top colleges — many with a full scholarship.
Scholarships your teen can (ahem, should) apply to
One of the best ways to pay for college? Scholarship money!
Cool careers spotlight: photography director
Lights! Camera! Action! Working in the film industry is a dream job for many teenagers. It’s creative, complex, and emotionally expressive — and it's in high demand.
Cool careers spotlight: web developer
Being self-motivated and staying abreast of the latest programming languages are crucial for this in-demand career that's projected to grow 27 percent between 2014 and 2024.
Cool careers spotlight: radiology technologist
As a child, did your teen want x-ray vision as their superpower? They may be interested in this growing field helping to diagnose and treat diseases.
Cool careers spotlight: dental hygienist
Promote health and beauty in a career that's projected to grow steadily through 2024.
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From taking turns to eating dinner together, research shows that encouraging generosity in your child isn't as hard as you may think.