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MOST RECENT: Three Sure Ways to Ruin a Campus Visit

Posted on 03/14/2019, by Dr. Ellen Fithian

Three Sure Ways to Ruin a Campus Visit

Many of you will be heading off for a grand tour of schools over spring break. Done right, this is an enjoyable experience for you and your teen, but there are a lot of ways to go wrong. Here are my top three.

1. Wing it.

A couple of years ago, while visiting my son, a graduate student at Stanford, it occurred to me that while I was out there I ought to attend the information session and…

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Spring Break: So Many Colleges, So Little Time

Posted on 03/11/2019, by Dr. Ellen Fithian

Spring Break: So Many Colleges, So Little Time

What should you hope to accomplish on your campus tours?

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Free Online Test Prep That Works

Posted on 02/26/2019, by Dr. Ellen Fithian

Free Online Test Prep That Works

Get free test prep for the SAT & ACT from the makers of the tests.

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Advanced High School Courses: A Primer for Parents

Posted on 02/08/2019, by Dr. Ellen Fithian

Advanced High School Courses: A Primer for Parents

If you're not sure of the difference between honors, AP, and dual enrollment courses, read…

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Summer Programs for Middle and High School Students

Posted on 01/24/2019, by Dr. Ellen Fithian

Summer Programs for Middle and High School Students

Popular summer programs often fill up early, so start looking now.

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