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College Readiness

After graduation, what next? Learn about preparing students for college admission and helping them stay in college once they get there.

Bridging the Gap Between Aspiration and Attainment in College Enrollment

According to a recent report, only 40 percent of working-aged American adults have a college degree. Here's other report findings and also suggestions for graduating students more college-success ready.

New Evidence: Deeper Learning Improves Student Outcomes

A new study by the American Institutes for Research (AIR) provides a comprehensive look at schools utilizing deeper learning strategies and structures to educate their students.

Gaming the College Admissions Process

College prep and admissions are serious business, but gamifying the process may just help middle and high school students understand the challenges and find solutions.

Brainteasers and College Readiness

Ten traits for college readiness and how brainteasers prepare for the kind of thinking universities demand.

A Strategy for Discovering and Describing Student Accomplishments

Jennifer Bernstein, college professor and application coach for high school students, writes about preparing students for admissions essays by leading them to examine the value of their experiences and accomplishments.


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