Being prepared is a huge key to success. In many cases, preparing for college is a family effort. We're equipped to help you prepare your student to succeed in college. From test-taking to college tours, housing and everything in between, we can help your family and student get ready for college life.
Caring for your student's mental health
College students can be particularly susceptible to mental health challenges. It's okay to have concerns about student mental health. Find out the signs and how you can help your student if they are suffering.
Seven ways to avoid college application mistakes
Top schools list, check. Now it’s time to apply. Here are seven things you can do to help your student make their application stand out.
The benefits of a global college education
Holly Singh, executive director of the International Students and Scholars Center at ASU, shares his thoughts about being successful global citizens.
The view on college viewbooks
All those viewbooks your student gets in the mail may look the same at first glance, but knowing how to read between the lines can make all the difference in choosing the right college.
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.
How to celebrate your college-bound student virtually during College Signing Day
Each year, College Signing Day is a big celebration of students who choose to go to college. That doesn’t have to change in 2020.
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.
Does an Ivy League education really make a difference
Is attending an Ivy League school all about the prestige, or do they truly offer an unmatched education experience? What’s the fuss all about?
Why you need a 529 plan if you are saving for your student's college education
A 529 plan is a tax-advantaged savings account. 529 accounts offer more flexibility than other types of education savings accounts.
Terminology used in college recruitment
Many universities say the same things to attract prospective students, so how can families differentiate one school from another? Here’s what to look for.
One big mosaic: Diversity on college campuses
A diverse college campus means students have a range of countries of origin, cultural and ethnic identities, religious beliefs, income levels and political affiliations.
What your student should do to prepare for their first semester of college
This seven-item action plan will help your student be as prepared as possible for their college adventure.
How to help your student pick a college
It can be difficult to figure out which college is the best choice for everyone involved, but the selection process doesn’t have to be overwhelming.
Should my student live on campus?
Students and their families often have questions about on-campus housing. Here are a few insights to help you and your student make the best housing decision.
Top 10 Things to do in Arizona during your college visit
Arizona is, well, amazing. Big cities and small towns, snow and sun, history and natural wonders, adventure and relaxation — whatever you like, you’ll find it here.
Say what? Interpreting college communications
During your students college search, they might end up with more mail than they know what to do with. It’s important to colleges that students, parents and families understand who they are and what they can offer.
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.
The truth about picking a major
The truth is many students change their major while in school. In fact, changing majors can benefit the student and lead to more success and less stress.
The college admission decision: What happens next
Although it’s rewarding, applying to college can also be a time-consuming and intimidating process. After all the hard work, what happens when your student receives an admission decision.