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Advice College Admission Officers Give Their Own Kids

It's hard to imagine a better resource for inside tips about the college application process than the people who work in the admissions office. This article from the New York Times offers some practical advice about transcripts, extracurricular activities, essays, and more.

Test Prep and Review Strategies from the National Education Association

When students are confident in their test-taking abilities, they study more effectively, get higher test scores, and retain more information. These resources provide solutions to common test prep and test-taking problems.

13 Best Tips for Winning College Scholarships

In this insightful piece from Time magazine, students and parents can read a great selection of tips on finding and winning college scholarships. A few hours applying for scholarships can spare you the emotional and financial burden of paying off student loan debt for years - or even decades.


AP Program Resources for Parents and Families

Explore the many benefits of Advanced Placement courses, learn about AP exams, and get tips on how to discuss the AP program with your child.

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Direct PLUS Basics for Parents

How can a Direct PLUS Loan help pay for college? What is the interest rate? Do I qualify? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this handy document from the U.S. Department of Education.

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PROFILE Student Guide

One-page guide gives students the basics on how to complete a PROFILE application.

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