College Fair Checklist

This article was originally published on Big Future.  Get the Information You Want A college fair is a gathering of college representatives who are looking for the right students for their institutions. They’re there to spread the word about their college to high...

How to Prepare for the SAT

This article was originally published on Big Future.  If you’ve started thinking about college, you’ve probably heard about admission tests like the SAT. Colleges use test scores to help them make admission decisions. So it makes sense to plan to do your best on the...

How to Take Your High School Classes to the Next Level

This article was originally published on Big Future.  Taking challenging classes in high school is a great way to build new skills. And it will serve you well when you get to college, because you’ll be more prepared for the work. In a recent survey of college...

The PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 10

This article was originally published on Big Future.  The PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 10 measure the knowledge and skills you’ve developed in reading, writing and language, and math. Students in 10th and 11th grade can take the new PSAT/NMSQT for the first time in...

Where to Search for Scholarships

There are tons of scholarships out in the world and beginning to search for them can be a bit overwhelming. Below are a few places you can begin your scholarship search: 1. Colleges and Universities: The schools that you’ve applied to have a large variety of...

College Is A 4-Year-Long Balancing Act For First-Generation Students

We’re excited to have an I’m First! Blogger and first-generation college graduate featured on NPR! This article was originally published on November 2, 2016 on WMAC The Roundtable.   College Is A 4-Year Long Balancing Act for First-Generation Students...