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.

Aviation Schools Are Taking Off

The number of aviation schools with hands-on learning opportunities is skyrocketing.

How Students Should Spend the Summer Before Senior Year

With just one summer left before high-school students graduate, parents had ideas for how to best spend that time.

How Attending a Military Academy Pays for College

Find out how much the military can pay for college if you're able to get in to a service academy. Students should know the program is rigorous and competitive.

Six Job Options for Students with an Engineering Degree

If you're a student majoring in engineering, consider these top five highest-paying jobs that require an engineering degree.

Determining Your College Budget: Affordability vs. What You’re Willing to Pay

Parents share how they created a college budget and stuck to it.

An Ivy League Journey: From Yale to Medical School

Exploring the realities of an 'elite' education from a Yale grad's perspective. Could less selective schools offer more freedom for exploration?

Amusing Reasons Why Students Rejected Colleges

Check out true stories from parents on why their kids didn’t select a particular college.

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.

Our Family’s Direct-Admit Nursing Program Journey

A parent shares how her student got into several direct-admit nursing programs that offered merit and financial aid.

Dorm Checklist: The Complete Guide to Packing for College

Moving into your dorm room can be an exciting time, but it can also be a bit overwhelming. This article...