New article from the American Educational Research Journal finds student who take more rigorous courses in high school are more likely to graduate and succeed in college.
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New study of college freshman show fewer getting into first-choice college and gap in acceptance versus attendance.
January 26, 2012
In today's tight job market, young people especially need all the help they can get. A free online toolkit launched Tuesday by the Young Invincibles and the American School Counselor Association has detailed job-market information, including college majors with the lowest unemployment rates by sta...
December 28, 2011
Looking back at the most-read College Bound posts of the year, you can see a range of issues. From policymakers to parents to educators, you were drawn to stories about applications and access, completion and jobs. So, a drum roll please.....The top 10 stories, as measured by hits on this blog, fo...
November 21, 2011
Just over half of community college students in a recent survey said they felt unprepared for the rigors of college-level work. The nonprofit Pearson Foundation and Harris Interactive asked current college students this fall about their experience in an online survey, and the results illuminate th...