Jasmine York

Confused about the PSAT? We’ve got some answers to common questions and info on why your teen should take this particular “practice” test seriously. more

Sep 15, 2016 6:02 PM test prep

It’s almost inevitable that everyone’s faith will be challenged at some point, and that’s why it’s important that teens start college with a firm foundation so their spiritual transition is a smooth one. more

Jul 7, 2014 4:38 PM teen health

Hazing is dangerous. It’s not just boys being boys, or girls being catty. It’s led to serious physical harm and even death, and it’s an issue many teens face before they ever get to college.. more

Jul 7, 2014 4:37 PM the college view

That is the very important question that teens and parents everywhere are asking themselves. Since some body modifications leave very lasting impressions (both physically and mentally), it’s a query that deserves serious thought. more

Apr 30, 2014 10:37 AM teen health

Check out all the benefits teens can reap by participating in a variety of summer programs. more

Apr 25, 2014 10:34 AM teen health

Is your teen struggling with the Reading and English section of the ACT? Use these time-tested tips to help bump up your scores on these sections of the ACT. more

Apr 17, 2014 2:39 PM test prep

One of the most exciting perks of becoming a teenager is gaining the freedom to drive, but with that freedom comes a lot of responsibility. Use our age-appropriate checklist to make sure you and your teen are on the right track more

Mar 21, 2014 4:05 PM driving 101

All-terrain vehicles (ATVs) are everywhere, and plenty of teens have the chance to ride or drive one. Make sure you and your teens understand the dangers associated with ATV accidents and ways to prevent and protect against them before they hoping on more

Feb 11, 2014 4:25 PM teen health

Remedial courses equip students with necessary skills that weren’t successfully picked up in high school but they don’t count towards college credit. Here are some tips on remedial courses. more

Feb 6, 2014 11:42 AM the college view

Let’s face it, picking the right college is a big decision, and chances are, your teen’s college of choice is their pick for all the WRONG reasons. more

Feb 4, 2014 1:44 PM the college view

Mary Margaret McCord

When she was little, Mary Margaret wanted to be just like her two older siblings, who were both smart and driven. She dreamed of becoming a veterinarian before discovering a knack for business. more

Jan 30, 2014 11:13 AM What I Know Now

Get in the know and find out how comprehensive ACT programs can help students in the 8th grade and up get better prepared for college and a career with EXPLORE, PLAN, ACT, and WorkKEYS. more

Nov 7, 2013 10:55 AM test prep

Say hello to ten reasons you should consider making one of today’s community colleges a first option when it comes to admissions. more

Oct 31, 2013 3:21 PM college tours

Check out these great tips and tricks to help your teen brave the Academic elements and survive the ACTs! by J. York more

Aug 15, 2013 12:00 PM test prep

Find out how to earn a perfect score on the science portion of the ACT with these tips and strategies. more

Aug 15, 2013 11:32 AM test prep

Ace the English section of the ACT with these tips and strategies to boost your ACT score. more

Aug 15, 2013 11:31 AM test prep

Increase your chances of earning a perfect score on the writing section of the ACT with these easy tips and strategies. more

Aug 15, 2013 11:31 AM test prep

Learn how to ace the Math portion of the ACT with these easy tips and strategies. more

Aug 15, 2013 11:31 AM test prep

With the right amount of preparation, students enrolled in Advanced Placement courses can transform their high school knowledge into college credit by taking and passing an Advanced Placement test. more

Jan 15, 2015 9:26 AM test prep

Made your college list and checked it twice, but still can’t decide between attending a public or private institution? Public and private institutions are relatively equal on many levels, including the quality of the education and access to job place more

Nov 19, 2014 11:28 AM admissions

Mark your calendars: October 2015 will be here sooner than we realize, and that means a redesigned PSAT and SAT. Yikes! But fear not, we’ve done the legwork to answer your questions so you and your teen won’t be blindsided by the changes and be bette more

Sep 19, 2014 10:28 AM admissions

As you may know, the option to opt into the Alabama Prepaid Affordable College Tuition (PACT) program has been closed since 2009 due to its near collapse following the economic recession of 2008. That, in addition to the steady increase in tuition ra more

Sep 16, 2014 2:50 PM money matters

The use of electronic cigarettes is growing to be a billion-dollar industry. While some may tout “vaping” as a safer alternative than “smoking” conventional cigarettes, there are similar health hazards in using either of these nicotine-filled product more

Sep 16, 2014 1:58 PM teen health

“Senioritis” is the tendency for high school seniors to let their excitement about graduation overshadow their commitment to their classes. Some students can suffer some serious side effects. Here’s what to watch out for and a few ways to “tame” it. more

Aug 22, 2014 2:15 PM Life Skills

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