Academic

Going to college is a significant life transition. There are so many program and degree options to choose from. How can students narrow down these options and turn career interests into a college major? We're committed to helping your student stay on track to go to college and decide what to study.

 

How to begin a college search
 
 

How to begin a college search

Choosing the right college is hard, especially if your student doesn’t know where to start. We can help them take the first steps.

Let the search begin

Choosing a minor in college
 
 

How to pick a minor

Your student is probably in the process of choosing their major, if they haven’t already. But have they considered earning a minor, too?

A minor decision

How to take notes in college
 
 
 

How to take notes in college

Share these tips with your student on how to become a noteworthy note-taker.

Take note

What to study in college
 
 

Exploring what to study

Your student may be struggling to pick a major that’s right for them. You can help them weigh the choices to find their perfect fit.

Making a major decision

CLEP Examinations
 
 

Everything you need to know about CLEP examinations

Did you know your student can get ahead and earn college credit just by taking a test? Learn more about CLEP exams.

I want to know

Computer science majors
 
 

Jobs for computer science majors

Computer science as a major opens the doors to a lot of different jobs. Discover what your student can do with a computer science degree.

Browse computer science jobs

Political science major
 
 

Jobs for political science majors

A political science degree can take your student many places. Find out what career fields they can enter with one.

Careers in political science

College preparation checklist
 
 

How to prepare for college

College will be here before you know it. Start preparing early. We’re here for you every step of the way.

 

Get the guide

University honors college
 
 

What's the big deal about honors colleges, anyway?

Does your student have visions of the Ivy Leagues? Before they apply, encourage them to explore honors colleges.

What's honors college?

Communication major
 
 

Jobs for communication majors

The study of communication is a valuable skill. Discover some of the degree and career paths that communication majors can pursue.

Let’s communicate

Jobs for social science majors
 
 

Jobs for social science majors

Discover the many degree options and career paths for social science majors.

Social science rules

Chemistry majors
 
 

Jobs for chemistry majors

Explore some of the most common chemistry-related college majors and the career paths your student could pursue.

 

Science rocks

Jobs for art majors
 
 

Jobs for art majors

There are a wide variety of potential career paths for students majoring in art. Getting a degree in art will help expand their career options and sharpen their artistic skills and critical thinking.

Creative careers for art majors

Jobs for engineering majors
 
 

Jobs for engineering majors

The field of engineering includes a wide range of possible careers. See some of the many possibilities for future engineers.

Explore engineering

Benefits of Advanced Placement tests
 
 

The advantages of taking AP classes and exams

Learn some reasons why your student should consider taking AP classes and exams. 

Hit me

Jobs for business majors
 
 

Jobs for business majors

If your student wants to major in business, that’s just the first step. Next, they’ll need to narrow down which of the many areas of business they want to focus on.

Get down to business

Choosing a major
 
 

3 ways to search for a college major

Some students have known what they want to study in college since middle school while others may need some guidance turning passions into a career.

How to search

Transferring to a different university
 
 

Transferring to a different university

Everything you need to know about the transfer process, whether your student is in their first year of college or a senior.

Considering a transfer?

College classrooms
 
 

What do college classrooms look like?

College classrooms come in all shapes and sizes. Students learn in traditional lecture halls, outdoors and in professionally simulated environments.

Explore college classrooms

What you should know about the SAT and ACT
 
 

What your student should know about taking the SAT or ACT

Which test to take, what to expect on test day and the registration process.

 

Start now

Finding a college major
 

No sweat! Finding a major is easy.

We’ve picked some videos to illustrate a three-step approach to picking a major.

 

Find a major

Preparing for the SAT
 
 

How your student can prepare for the SAT and ACT


Share these four steps to help your student make the most of their SAT or ACT test prep.

 

Let's get ready

Grades and financial aid
 
 

How your student’s grades can affect their financial aid

Grades and credit hours can affect your student’s financial aid. Students must meet SAP requirements.

What's SAP?

Picking a college major
 
 

Helping your student pick a college major

Choosing a college major might be one of the biggest commitments a high school student has ever been asked to make. Let's talk about how you can help.

How to choose

Study Habits
 
 

Supporting good study habits

Having a game plan makes all the difference when it comes to supporting good study habits.

How can I help?

Taking the SAT or ACT
 
 

When to take the ACT or SAT

As part of the admission process, many universities require your student to take the SAT or ACT to be admitted. Knowing when to take the test is important.

Tell me when

University vs. Community College
 

University vs. Community college: Where should your student start?

Planning for college is an exciting time for both students and their families, but it’s not always easy to know where to start.

Help me compare

How to study
 

5 study tips

To understand course material and earn good grades, studying is just as important as showing up for class.

Studying smart