college entrance exams

The Changing Landscape of College Entrance Exams: ACT and SAT

We talk to a lot of parents. They know a lot has changed about…
Finding private scholarships

Finding Private Scholarships

At The Core is excited to bring you this finding private scholarships…
Finding a College

Finding a College to Meet Your Needs

We can make the whole high-school-to-college process really complicated!…
Choosing a college

Choosing a College: The Heart, The Head, and Those Pesky Well-Meaning-but-Misguided Opinions

Choosing a college feels like an enormous weight to our students.…
career planning and self assessment in the middle grades

Career Planning and Self Assessment in the Middle Grades: Laying the Groundwork

We spend a lot of time listening to parents of middle and high…
career exploration

Career Exploration: How Helpful are Career Clusters and Personality Assessments?

My teen daughter sends me links to BuzzFeed career quizzes. All.…
prepare for college interview

How to Prepare for the College Interview

You’ve applied to your favorite colleges. Maybe a few require…

Get Noticed by Colleges: College Rep Visits

Parents, have you seen communications from your high school letting…
Volunteering in High School

Volunteering in High School: National Honor Society? Graduation Requirement?

Volunteering in high school provides so many benefits: helping…