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College Majors and Graduation Odds

The best way to make college more affordable is to enroll in my upcoming course, The College Cost Lab, that starts soon. You can learn more about the class and enroll here. Will your children graduate from college? And will they graduate with their declared academic major? These are critically important questions that families routinely […]

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Why Affluent Teens Are Miserable

In my experience, high quality, independent test-prep firms produce some of the best college newsletters. One newsletter that I always make sure I read comes from Compass Education Group, which offers test prep in Northern and Southern California.  Today I am sharing a thought-provoking post that Matt Steiner, who is Compass Education’s marketing director, originally […]

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The Best Way to Study for Final Exams

What is the best way to ace your teenager’s final exams? This is a timely question as millions of high school students are getting ready to take their final exams. You might assume that reading textbooks and notes over and over again is the best way to study, but researchers from Purdue and Washington University […]

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