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Average Start for 529 College Savings (Age 7) Is Costly, Study Finds

Average Start for 529 College Savings (Age 7) Is Costly, Study Finds

Many families wait too long to open accounts and lose out on a chance to let their money grow more, Morningstar reported.
The key to helping kids learn problem solving is a computer science class

The key to helping kids learn problem solving is a computer science class

As all companies become tech companies, high school computer science teachers are changing the way they teach to attract a broad range of students.
Saving Money, and Your Sanity, on College Visits (Hint: Resist the Swag)

Saving Money, and Your Sanity, on College Visits (Hint: Resist the Swag)

Most counselors suggest starting near home and visiting a mix of college types, like an urban college, a large public university and a small, liberal arts campus.
Saving Money, and Your Sanity, on College Visits (Hint: Resist the Swag)

Saving Money, and Your Sanity, on College Visits (Hint: Resist the Swag)

Most counselors suggest starting near home and visiting a mix of college types, like an urban college, a large public university and a small, liberal arts campus.
College Board scraps SAT's 'adversity score' months after it was first announced

College Board scraps SAT's 'adversity score' months after it was first announced

College Board, the company that manages the SAT exam, has announced that it will be scrapping its controversial "adversity score," just a few months after it was first announced.What's the
SAT ‘Adversity Score’ Is Abandoned in Wake of Criticism

SAT ‘Adversity Score’ Is Abandoned in Wake of Criticism

The company will no longer use a single number to indicate the obstacles that a student might have overcome, like crime and poverty.
SAT ‘Adversity Score’ Is Abandoned in Wake of Criticism

SAT ‘Adversity Score’ Is Abandoned in Wake of Criticism

The company will no longer use a single number to indicate the obstacles that a student might have overcome, like crime and poverty.
The James Charles/Tati Westbrook drama inspires creative AP Exam essays

The James Charles/Tati Westbrook drama inspires creative AP Exam essays

'I know so much about it, I might as well use it for something.' The post The James Charles/Tati Westbrook drama inspires creative AP Exam essays appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Your Questions about the New Adversity Score on the SAT, Answered

Your Questions about the New Adversity Score on the SAT, Answered

The College Board has developed a new tool for admissions officers that gives applicants a score meant to reflect their socioeconomic backgrounds.
Your Questions about the New Adversity Score on the SAT, Answered

Your Questions about the New Adversity Score on the SAT, Answered

The College Board has developed a new tool for admissions officers that gives applicants a score meant to reflect their socioeconomic backgrounds.
Why the SAT's New "Adversity Score" Still Doesn't Solve the Problem

Why the SAT's New "Adversity Score" Still Doesn't Solve the Problem

Some advocates and experts think the College Board’s new “adversity score” might just be another number that can’t possibly show the full picture.
SAT’s New ‘Adversity Score’ Will Take Students’ Hardships Into Account

SAT’s New ‘Adversity Score’ Will Take Students’ Hardships Into Account

Scoring patterns on the SAT suggesting that the test puts certain racial and economic groups at a disadvantage have become a concern for colleges.
SAT’s New ‘Adversity Score’ Will Take Students’ Hardships Into Account

SAT’s New ‘Adversity Score’ Will Take Students’ Hardships Into Account

Scoring patterns on the SAT suggesting that the test puts certain racial and economic groups at a disadvantage have become a concern for colleges.
College Board to add the economic and social background of students to SAT exams

College Board to add the economic and social background of students to SAT exams

The College Board, the company that develops and administers the SAT, is going to start including socioeconomic status along with the student's SAT scores.Here's what we knowAccording to a report from

Your Money Adviser: Before Deciding on a College, Look Closely at the Financial Aid Letter

Schools are not required to use the same terminology in their offers. And an “award” could mean a grant — or a loan. “Celebrate,” one expert says. “Then, decide.”

Your Money Adviser: Before Deciding on a College, Look Closely at the Financial Aid Letter

Schools are not required to use the same terminology in their offers. And an “award” could mean a grant — or a loan. “Celebrate,” one expert says. “Then, decide.”

Donald Stewart, 80, Dies; Took Over the College Board at a Crucial Time

He favored high standards for college applicants and programs to help minority students meet those standards. Earlier he had helped revive Spelman College.
As Test Expert in Admissions Scandal Pleads Guilty, Exam Companies Move to Fix Weaknesses

As Test Expert in Admissions Scandal Pleads Guilty, Exam Companies Move to Fix Weaknesses

Mark Riddell, right, arrived at federal court in Boston on Friday.