What nobody tells you when your child is the first to go to college
Your role in your child’s path to college is more important than you may think. Here’s what you need to know.
Like a Sponge podcast: The M-Word
Essential? No doubt. Well-loved? Oh, please. In the first episode of Like a Sponge, GreatSchools' new podcast for parents on the science of learning, we explore why math fills so many Americans with fear and loathing, and what experts are doing to change the math story for your child.
Beware for-profit colleges
Many for-profit colleges aren’t worth the tuition — or the debt your teen will walk away with.
Why are so many college students returning home?
Kids are applying to college, getting in, and beginning freshman year — and then dropping out in record numbers. Here are the top reasons why.
13 signs of scholarship scams
Keep your teen's scholarship-seeking on track and your financial information safe by watching out for these red flags.
Is taking a gap year the new redshirting?
Gap years have long been popular in Europe and Australia. Now, a small but growing group of U.S. teens and their parents are jumping aboard the gap year trend.
Visiting colleges — even when you can’t go in person
College visits are an essential part of the application process. Use these tips to make these visits happen — even if you can’t afford to be there in person.