Tag: Planning & Preparing for College

  • 5 Resources for College Planning During COVID-19

    Beyond High School Graduation

    5 Resources for College Planning During COVID-19

    As college applications ramp up, this week we’re focusing on college admissions in the time of COVID-19.

  • How to Write a Powerful College Application Essay

    Beyond High School Graduation

    How to Write a Powerful College Application Essay

    A comprehensive guide to writing and conquering the college admissions essay. Pro-tip: remember to be true to yourself.

  • Evolving the Common App: The First Step Toward Anti-Racist College Admissions

    High School & Society

    Evolving the Common App: The First Step Toward Anti-Racist College Admissions

    The Common App is transforming and building a college admissions process that’s equitable for all. Here’s how.

  • College & Career and Why It’s Important | Why XQ

    Beyond High School Graduation

    College & Career and Why It’s Important | Why XQ

  • A Guide on How to Pay for College

    Beyond High School Graduation

    A Guide on How to Pay for College

    If you’re thinking about your future in college, one of your biggest questions is probably: How will I finance my education? Here's how.

  • Advice for College Freshmen: 10 Tips to Prepare for Remote Learning

    Beyond High School Graduation

    Advice for College Freshmen: 10 Tips to Prepare for Remote Learning

    College freshmen in 2020 will undoubtedly experience one of the most unique college beginnings in history. Here are some tips to navigate remote learning.

  • How design thinking in high school set this student up for college success

    Beyond High School Graduation

    How design thinking in high school set this student up for college success

    This student shares how the design thinking process helps her engage deeply in her own learning.

  • Student Success in College Starts in High School

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    Student Success in College Starts in High School

    This high school in Tennessee developed a course to help prepare their students for success in college before they even arrive. This is how they’re getting it done.

  • Tips on Writing a College Application Essay

    Beyond High School Graduation

    Tips on Writing a College Application Essay

    College essays are always a daunting tasks for students and their families. Here are a couple tips to help you through the process.

  • How schools can clear the path to college

    Beyond High School Graduation

    How schools can clear the path to college

    High schools can take steps to make the transition to college smoother so students have a higher chance of attending a school and choosing a field of study that works for them. Here's how.

  • FAFSA: Everything you need to know to apply for federal student financial aid

    Beyond High School Graduation

    FAFSA: Everything you need to know to apply for federal student financial aid

    Everything you need to know about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (aka the FAFSA). Don't leave money on the table.

  • Nervous about student loans? You’re not the only one

    Beyond High School Graduation

    Nervous about student loans? You’re not the only one

    The student loan crisis is on everyone's mind, and it's making many students anxious. Find out why.

  • Help! My kid wants to go to college and I have no money

    Beyond High School Graduation

    Help! My kid wants to go to college and I have no money

    Wondering how you're going to help your student pay for college? You're not alone. Here is a place to start when asking the daunting question.

  • Student loan debt is a national crisis: Is there anything we can do about it?

    Beyond High School Graduation

    Student loan debt is a national crisis: Is there anything we can do about it?

    People all across the country have asked us questions on student loans. From solutions, to bright-spots, to is the debt even worth it — you asked, we answered.

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