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Understanding Your PSAT Score Report

As you look over your PSAT score report, try not to focus too much on the top line scores. Sure,…

How the PSAT Collects Students’ Personal Data

Many students are about to find themselves buried under a blizzard of offers, their inboxes overflowing and their counters stacked…

Calculating the Probability of College Admissions

Here’s a fun math problem: If a college applicant applies to 20 schools, each with a 5 percent admission rate,…

College Cousins: St. Andrews and U. of Edinburgh

Even if you’re not particularly inclined to check the history of each school, you will want to seek, and be…

Transitioning from High School to College

At her parents’ urging, Catherine Peterson began looking at colleges in her sophomore year, beginning with a visit to Bates…