What is a “Rigorous” High School Course Load?

What is a “Rigorous” High School Course Load?

You hear it from guidance counselors, parents, and college reps: “If you want to get into your first choice college, you have to take challenging classes.” It’s true, your academic strengths and abilities as a student are best illustrated through...

Preparing for College

Outsourcing, a poor economy, and more sophisticated technology mean that college is more important than ever. But getting there is about more than getting good grades. Here is a primer on going to college. It used to be that not going to college was a viable option...