Helping your child connect school to work
Your middle schooler may not understand why learning algebra, science or how to write essays matters. You can help make those school-to-life connections.
What college costs... really
How much money will you need for college? We’ve broken it down for you, including often-overlooked and hidden expenses.
Alternate routes to high school success
Is high school holding your ambitious student back? There are alternatives to high school that may appeal to your teen.
Is your child ready for college math?
Help your high school student gain the necessary math skills to succeed in college and beyond.
How Savings Affect Financial Aid
Saving for college pays, even when it comes to receiving financial aid. Here's why.
Why 4 years of college financing might not be enough
They may be attending four-year institutions, but most students take longer to get their bachelor's degrees. So how will parents and students pay for the extra years?
529 Plans: Look Before You Leap
Opening a 529 plan can help you save for college, but you need to do your homework to avoid expensive mistakes.
Get ready for college reading
Here's what to do to make sure your student is prepared for college-level reading.
How to help your child get ready for the SAT or ACT
There is no secret trick to getting a high score on the SAT or ACT, but there are ways you can help your child get ready for these tests.
Do the electives high schoolers choose matter to colleges?
In addition to challenging academic classes, college-bound students need to take electives that cultivate their interests, strengths, and special talents.
Web Tools Help Find the Right College for Your Student
These Web sites provide tools to help narrow the field for your college-seeking student.
Help your child find the right college
Figure out the most important things a college needs to offer to find a place where your teen will be happy and successful.
Making the most of college tours
Here's how you can help your teen make the most out of a campus visit.
Is college right for your child?
College is expensive and your child doesn't have a clue about a career path. Is it really worth it? Read on before you decide.
College hopefuls may need help processing letters of acceptance — or rejection
Parents can help their high school seniors put college admissions decisions in perspective.
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.
CTE programs offer diverse options for teens
Today's vocational or CTE programs can expand your child's choices for rewarding work and even kickstart their future career.
Getting a job, getting a life: The workplace and young people with LD
Expert advice for parents on starting early to help kids with learning disabilities prepare for success in the workplace.
Resources for Adults With Learning Disabilities & ADHD
Learning disabilities and AD/HD are usually lifelong conditions. This list of resources is geared toward adults living with those challenges.