Rejected at Harvard, Stanford, MIT, Princeton & Yale? Happy April!

April is the month of rejection from Ivy League universities. With college acceptance rates at all time low, it’s important to keep your focus on what’s really important in life.

Studying For Those Standardized Tests? You Might Want To Try Meditation.

Getting ready for a standardized tests? Maybe you should give meditation a try.

Another Alternative Ranking System: The Washington Monthly

Looking for more alternatives to the U.S. News and World Report college rankings? Read this blog post to learn about a different type of ranking system used by The Washington Monthly.

How Much Merit Aid Will Your College Give You?

Curious how much merit aid the college of your choice is likely to give? Check out a new interactive listing of more than 600 colleges from Education Life, the higher education quarterly of the New York Times.

Interesting Tidbits From “The American Freshman: National Norms Fall 2011” Survey

Curious about what your peers might be like when you get to college? Check out a few tidbits from “The American Freshman” survey.

Student Loans–Too Much of A Good Thing

Student loans can help you pay for college.  But too many student loans can ruin your life. An article today in the New York Times reports that student loans have now outstripped credit card debt in the US, and that the amount of loans will surpass $1 trillion next year. That’s a lot of debt. […]

More Opinions on Advanced Placement

One of our most commented on posts is “Which is Better: AP or IB?” In the post, Mark Montgomery highlights the differences between the two academic programs.  Recently, the NY Times published a piece where five different professionals offered opinions on the expanding Advanced Placement program.  The article states that the number of students taking […]

College Admissions and Multiples

Last week, the NY Times published an article on quadruplets who were all recently accepted to Yale.  The article describes the scene of Ray, Kenny, Carol, and Martina Crouch all logging into the Yale website to see if they were admitted.  I can only imagine how agonizing it must have been for all four siblings […]