A review of websites and mobile apps designed to help students in the college application process shows low-income students don't benefit as much from the technology and limitations in the approach.
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December 06, 2013
November 11, 2013
One-third of high school students who took the ACT last year indicated a college major they wanted to pursue that was not deemed a good fit with their academic interests.
November 06, 2013
An evaluation of the Minnesota-based College Possible mentoring program finds low-income students who participated were more likely to enroll in a four-year college, and to attend a more-selective institution.
November 01, 2013
Nearly one-third of admissions officers surveyed say they have checked out an applicant's online profile, while the practice doesn't concern most students.
October 27, 2013
As high school students apply to colleges this fall, it's best to remember that just 2 percent of schools take less than 25 percent of their applicants.
October 21, 2013
As students face technical problems trying to apply to complete the electronic Common App, officials offer an apology and commitment to improved service.
August 15, 2013
Experts encourage high school student to focus on a lesson learned in an internship when using the experience as a college essay topic.
July 18, 2013
A new enrollment section of the ACT College Choice Reports shows students who score higher on the college-entrance exam are more likely to attend schools farther from their homes than those with lower achievement.
June 27, 2013
Updated information is released on college costs and financial-aid trends.
June 27, 2013
High-achieving, low-income students can benefit from detailed information about the college process, says a new report.