Research + News | Topic: College Readiness
May 21, 2021
Parents Expect To Pay At Least $26,000 Annually To Send Their Kids To College
Seven in 10 parents are feeling nervous about paying for college this year due to the financial impact of COVID-19. Read the article here.
Mar 8, 2021
‘Destination College’ Webinar Schools Parents, Helping Guide Their Teens Through Next Steps Towards College
A new program is schooling parents on how to better help their teens prepare for life after graduation while guiding them through the college admissions process. Read the article here.
Oct 14, 2020
How Parents Can Support Teenagers In The Pandemic College Process
With college admissions significantly altered this year, pay attention to what your child wants and needs. Read the article here.
Jul 23, 2020
Colleges Spent Months Planning For Fall, But A COVID-19 Surge Is Changing Everything
How is the COVID surge changing plans on college campuses? Read the article here.
Jul 22, 2020
Teens Can Get Ready For College Or A Career With A Leg Up From The Library
With COVID-19 still keeping us all at a social distance for the time being, Teen Librarians put their heads together to help connect teens with college and career readiness resources as they graduate, move into summer employment, or think about college. Read the article here.
Jul 3, 2020
12 Ways To Prepare For Your Freshman Year Of College
Students should follow these steps so they’re ready when classes begin. Read the article here.
Jan 2, 2020
Help Teens Plan For Life After High School
New Year’s resolutions aren’t only for adults. You can help your teen organize life after high school by getting them to plan now. Watch the video here.
Dec 19, 2019
More Testing Means More Stress For Teens – And There’s No Solution In Sight
tudents today face mounting pressure not just to get into college, but to figure out how to pay for an increasingly unaffordable education by working or by setting themselves so far apart from their peers that they’re awarded scholarships. Read the article here.
Dec 17, 2019
Final Exams, College Essays, Family Pressures: Here Are 6 Ways To Help Your Teen Manage Stress
You may not be capable of making your teen’s stress magically vanish, but there are things you can do to make it more manageable. Read the article here
Oct 21, 2019
What I Did Right – And Wrong – In My Son’s First Month At College
Kara Powell shares some of her parenting errors to help parents avoid 3 mistakes she made during her son’s first month in college. Read her blog post here.