Countdown to college: a timeline for high school
This mom’s insights will help you and your child make a plan.
The myth of the Ivy League
By buying into the idea that getting into an elite school equals success, we may overlook another essential component of a great education.
Choosing a teen travel program
Looking for a summer travel program for your teenager? Asking the right questions will help your teen learn and grow — and you'll sleep soundly at night.
College tours for tweens
Want your child to catch the college bug? One mom discovers the secret: get 'em while they're young.
Special needs and summer jobs
A summer job can be the key to future success for teens with learning disabilities.
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.
Packing for college
Help your high school graduate pack for dorm life with this handy list of needs.
Having an IEP doesn't guarantee accommodations on college admissions tests.
Who goes to college in California?
Find out who's going to college in the Golden State
More Cal student loan defaults
Troubling increase in students unable to pay
Look beyond the "college prep" label
Many schools claim to be college preparatory, but do they do anything outside the ordinary to set kids on the road to college?
Assessing high schools
Our resident school-choice expert offers deal-breakers and red flags on assessing high schools from a distance.
10 tips for your teen from recent grads
Recent college grads share their best advice about what they wish they'd known (and done) in high school.
5 signs of a bad high school
If you're searching for a high school, these are red flags that the school may not be the best one for your child.
High School Graduation and the Beginning of Adult Life Bring Joy and Trepidation
Relief and worry battle it out as a mom anticipates launching her son with LD into life after high school.
10 Hottest Careers for College Graduates
Experts predict where the jobs will be in 2016.
Why community college?
Community colleges were developed for two major purposes: to be a bridge from high school to college and to prepare students for the job market.
What if your teen wants to skip college
Your child may want to delay college or skip it altogether. But he still needs an education. Here's how you can help.