College life and atmosphere can’t be summed up in a brochure. Here’s how to get the most out of visiting a campus.
Explores the value of college and how to figure out how expensive is too expensive.
As a junior signing up for next year’s classes, I have a lot of questions I wish people would just answer straight out instead of giving me the whole “It’s your life and they’re your choices” spiel I’ve gotten from just about every counselor, teacher, and friend that I’ve asked for advice.
Explores teen readiness to prioritize activities, manage time and make good decisions
By junior year, I have realized my time here is dwindling away.
As I start the transition for my senior year, I am overwhelmed with excitement and fright.
Outlines process for identifying, setting and achieving goals
Developing good study skills can make your life easier and more enjoyable.
About 80 percent of teens date before the age of 18. But how many have the skills and wisdom to do it well?
The differences between high school and college are huge. For every benefit, though, you can expect a trade-off.
Talking about money is really hard, especially with your parents, but families need to be on the same page with what they can afford.
Students are huge targets for identity theft, so protect yourself.
Lesson Plan Guide: College rankings - controversies and caution
Lesson Plan Guide: Finding Your Passions
Be careful about who is learning about you online – it just might be college admission counselors or prospective employers.
Effective communication helps restore missing links in growing chain of friendships.
Scraping by on minimum wage isn’t pretty. If you want to live comfortably,education now—and after high school—is the key.
As if today’s teens don’t face enough pressure, some of them face an even tougher challenge – their parents.
How Organized are you really?
Disagreeing—it happens all the time. People like to be right, and they want others to think they’re right. But when someone else doesn’t think you are correct (or the other way around), it’s OK. However, when people forget that it’s alright to disagree and don’t respond appropriately, problems occur.
“Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that’s the stuff that life is made of.” – Benjamin Franklin
Ideas on how to save money and keep the cost of college down.
Getting into the saving habit now can lead to better fortune in the years ahead. Here are a few ways you can get started.
Looking back on my experience with the college admissions and future planning process, the phrase “hindsight is 20/20” comes to mind.