Four million Americans will graduate with a degree from a college or university this school year and more than two-thirds of those grads are expected to leave school with student loan debt. If you’re of
Hiring an expert keeps us from killing each other over SAT prep, college tour registrations and application deadlines. When our son Mark was in high school, we hired a college consultant — someone to us
Robert Smith pledged to pay off Morehouse graduates’ student loans. Is this fair to families who saved?
There’s a common complaint I hear from parents who have sacrificed and saved for their children to attend college debt-free. They bemoan the fact that other students get need-based aid when it appears
Two reports were released this month that shine intersecting spotlights on the adverse effects that income disparity continues to exert on college attendance and attainment. The first is The Condition
Emma Taylor doesn’t remember exactly when she drew the poster that defined her young life. Definitely elementary school. Possibly third grade. By then the learning disability that has shaped each of her
The College Board has for years been trying to rescue its floundering flagship, the SAT. The newly announced adversity score is just the latest unforced error from the testing giant. For almost a decade,
My teenagers face a constant stream of information and a culture encouraging them to never unplug. No wonder our kids are under pressure. That has become my mantra lately. I didn’t make it up. I learned