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A summer workshop for hundreds of recent high school graduates in the District of Columbia emphasizes the shifting mindset needed to be resilient and successful in college.
With 60 more colleges participating in The Common Application for 2015-16, students can now use the system to apply to more than 600 institutions, some of which will not require an essay for the first time this year.
The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators releases a FAFSA Simplification report that creates three tiers of forms, depending on the complexity of a family's finances.
School counselors urge high school students to reflect on their summer job, volunteer, and travel experience as they make career and college plans.
A new report on college readiness shows that even when African-American students take the recommended core classes in high school most do not meet the minimum ACT scores to indicate they are on track to succeed in college.
First lady Michelle Obama invited 130 students from traditionally disadvantaged backgrounds to attend the 2015 Beating the Odds Summit to encourage them to find ways to complete college.
A coalition of nearly 50 organizations submitted a letter to the U.S. Department of Education urging that information on colleges facing government litigation be included in upcoming federal college tool.
A new survey conducted for Achieve shows that most college instructors and employers believe students come to campus and the workplace with at least some gaps in preparation.
ACT test performance remains flat for low-income students, with just 11 percent meeting all four college-readiness benchmarks, compared to 26 percent of the overall test-taking pool.