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February 03, 2012

Research Finds High School Rigor Tied to Success in College

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.

February 01, 2012

Seniors Enter Waiting Game; What Are Their College Chances?

New study of college freshman show fewer getting into first-choice college and gap in acceptance versus attendance.

January 26, 2012

New Toolkit for Young People on State-by-State Job Prospects

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

Top 2011 College Bound Posts Span Access to Completion

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

Community College Students Feel Unprepared From High School

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...

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