Showing Demonstrated Interest in a College Helps Prevent Being Labeled a “Stealth Applicant”

Your student may be able to boost their admissions results by showing colleges their interest. Get tips for genuine ways to engage before they apply.

What Is a Good GPA: Different Calculations, Impacts and Tips

High school and college grades matter, but what makes a GPA good enough to celebrate? Learn how it all works in our updated guide.

Follow These Steps to Help Get Your Student Into Engineering School

One parent shares every step her student took to get into an engineering school they could afford.

How I Fought to Remove Compulsory Test Scores on Transcripts

Compulsory test scores on transcripts can hurt students who apply test-optional. Here’s how one parent fought to get the scores removed.

Parents Share What They Got Right and Wrong During Junior Year of High School

Follow these tips during junior year of high school for the best college admissions results!

PROOF POINTS: Why elite colleges won’t give up legacy admissions

This story about legacy admissions was written by Jill Barshay and produced by The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused...