Millennials Most Stressed Out Generation?

Half of all millennials say their stress keeps them awake at night, according to a recent “Stress in America” survey from the American Psychological Association. On a 10-point scale, Americans ages 18-33 reported an average stress level of 5.4 compared to...

More applications. More stress. Less certainty.

The (Needless?) Frenzy From Inside Higher Ed by, Scott Jaschik More applications. More stress. Less certainty. For colleges and for college applicants, the admissions process has become more complicated, and that’s reflected in much of the data in the...

February College Checklist for Juniors

The New York Times blog The Choice, published this great advice today: You’ve made it to the critical midwinter transition in your college search, a time when academic and personal maturity has set you up to dig into research and self-assessment in earnest....

High School Classes Colleges Look For

At most schools, course selection for next year is around the corner–leaving many families wondering what the best choices are for college-bound students. How many years of a lab science or language are really necessary? What is the right balance of honors and...

Senior Year Stress is Common – BUT – Avoidable!

With school work, sports, and other extracurriculars—not to mention looming college application deadlines, it’s easy to see how high school students are feeling stressed. In fact, roughly 30 percent of newly minted college freshmen say they frequently felt...

10 Questions to Ask Admissions Representatives

Most Important: Don’t ask a question that is easily found on a college’s website! Research colleges prior to attending a fair/meeting. Academics 1. Do you have internship programs? 2. Are students assigned an advisor to help with scheduling and program-related...