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Interesting Articles

We come across a lot of interesting articles pertaining to colleges and careers. In order to keep York families as informed as possible, we are providing links to these articles. Take a gander and form your own opinion about their value to you. Happy reading!

 

Advice

10 Things Successful High School Student Do

https://blog.collegevine.com/successful-high-school-students-do-these-10-things/

 

How to Help a Teenager Be College Ready:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/26/well/how-to-help-a-teenager-be-college-ready.html

 

How to Get the Most Out of College:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/17/opinion/college-students.html

 

Brookings Institute - On Their Way? A Portrait of Young Adults:

https://www.brookings.edu/blog/the-avenue/2017/12/01/on-their-way-a-portrait-of-young-adults/?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiWkRka09UVTRaR0ptTm1ZeCIsInQiOiJzUTJtcllPSE5cL0p3Nno4RHdBXC9GcUY0RXJFMFwvdVwvcHJwT3F5QXN1S3d4eXBjNkFYVDBKQjJiY05KSG9pTGdGdDdmYXJcL1hvc1RndVBSaUNtVllJc2FETVkrUjU5M0JoYTAwbFk1Q2xraWdyeG9zNmFQUDh3QmIzcEs3YW5BOTNvIn0%3D

 

Examiner.com - The Hardest Part of the College Application Process

http://www.examiner.com/article/the-hardest-part-of-the-college-application-process?CID=examiner_alerts_article

 

College Readiness Beyond Academics:

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2012/11/14/12softskills_ep.h32.html?tkn=XVRFh7IBpDX85KcZnMxiyWHCN4zCVHWSXc3A&cmp=ENL-EU-NEWS2

 

St. Edwards University - 6 Tips for Parents on the College Search: 

https://www.stedwards.edu/articles/trending-topics/2015/10/6-tips-supporting-your-teen?utm_source=marketo&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=brand&mkt_tok=3RkMMJWWfF9wsRoksq7LZKXonjHpfsX/6OQkUK6g38431UFwdcjKPmjr1YAHSMd0aPyQAgobGp5I5FEPTLXYSKh5t6UOWw%3D%3D

 

Forbes - Why Appyling to All 8 Ivies Makes No Sense:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/christeare/2016/04/17/why-applying-to-all-eight-ivy-league-options-makes-no-sense/#1a2f592f3a97

 

Inside Higher Ed - Frogs in the Wrong Ponds, Tiger Mothers, and the 'Best' College:

https://www.insidehighered.com/admissions/article/2017/07/31/study-considers-implications-people-seeking-admissions-be-big-pond-all?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=5c097207e8-AI20170731&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-5c097207e8-225860345&mc_cid=5c097207e8&mc_eid=da838b5a96

 

Business Insider - 7 Admission Officers Share the Things They Never Tell Applicants:

http://www.businessinsider.com/7-things-college-admissions-officers-wish-every-applicant-knew-2018-2

 

Rankings

Washington Post - School Rankings: Why Even the Better Ones Are Questionable

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2013/05/15/school-rankings-why-even-the-better-ones-are-questionable/

 

New York Times - America's Great Working Class Colleges (upward mobility): 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/18/opinion/sunday/americas-great-working-class-colleges.html?_r=0

 

Washington Post - America's Most Challenging High Schools:

http://apps.washingtonpost.com/local/highschoolchallenge/

 

Financial Aid/Paying for College

New York Times - What College Really Costs :

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/06/05/opinion/columnists/what-college-really-costs.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=opinion-c-col-right-region®ion=opinion-c-col-right-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-right-region

 

New York Times - What Students Don't Know About Their Loans: 

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/11/upshot/what-students-dont-know-about-their-loans.html?WT.mc_id=2015-Q1-KEYWEE-AUD_DEV-0101-0331&WT.mc_ev=click&bicmp=AD&bicmlukp=WT.mc_id&bicmst=1420088400&bicmet=1451624400&ad-keywords=KEYWEEAD&kwp_0=7259&kwp_1=119214&kwp_4=54216&abt=0002&abg=0&_r=0

 

Boston Globe - Parent Facing Jail Time for Falsifying Financial Aid Forms: 

http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/12/11/man-falsifies-records-daughter-can-awarded-financial-aid-from-harvard-university/qyzFXrG4ImuIdXwjDgzlVL/story.html#skip-target1

 

Mother Jones - Skyrocketing Student Loan Debt:

http://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2013/06/chart-day-student-loan-debt-skyrocketing

 

Relief from Student Loan Debt for Public Service Workers:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/10/your-money/relief-from-student-loan-debt-for-public-service-workers.html?smid=pl-share&_r=0

 

Wall Street Journal - Return on Investment:

http://graphics.wsj.com/college-costs/#i%5B%5D=id115409&i%5B%5D=id196291&i%5B%5D=id234076&i%5B%5D=id126775&i%5B%5D=id139755&f=roi&d=all,All

 

Testing and Test Prep

Wall Street Journal - Is Test Prep Worth It?:

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/10-things-testprep-services-wont-tell-you-1301943701454

 

Colleges that Superscore:

http://www.testprepcoach.com/superscore-act.html


Careers

The State of the Humanities 2018: Graduates in the Workforce and Beyond: 

https://www.humanitiesindicators.org/binaries/pdf/HI_Workforce-2018.pdf?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiWldNNE56WmlPVEU1WVRJNCIsInQiOiJsaVlLYnNaNk1OZlNPZ29JeDArXC8rU0VueXBQOGY0V3JuNDh6TEVZNFJlckpxTWRudGVZM0w2R3ZNaXpLYzZYRzVGMGlDR3k4WjkreWZ1T0hlcFdwRWhGNFErd1wvb2pucFwvblcrcnRLaWRJS0cyanJwc0Nrb3RtWm9Dc2dIY25RZyJ9

 

Pew Research - What Career Advice Do Americans Have for High School Students?: http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/09/26/about-a-third-of-americans-would-tell-a-high-schooler-seeking-career-advice-to-enter-a-stem-related-field/?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiTTJSa016RmlObVJoWVROaCIsInQiOiJSXC9JQm0xTFlVRmdnR3BCeWtDNVNONkVqQjI2OHlRNFE2TkxMTEI4WGJxRFJlczhVY0ExTkZjV2d5QzNtVFZaMjlPM29vK3F3UlcycXExNjV4UXIrQUhXOVwvSTZBTVQ0N2ViWTRlU1hSMjdlbzU2Q3VwOEdyeEJvQmRVaE05WTZQIn0%3D

 

CNN Money - Best Jobs in America:

http://money.cnn.com/pf/best-jobs/2017/list/index.html

 

Quartz - Silicon Valley Hires the Most Alum of These Universities and None Are In The Ivy League:

https://qz.com/967985/silicon-valley-companies-like-apple-aapl-hires-the-most-alumni-of-these-10-universities-and-none-of-them-are-in-the-ivy-league/

 

Inside Higher Ed - Conversations on Major and Income:

https://www.insidehighered.com/admissions/views/2017/06/26/essay-calls-changing-conversation-prospective-students-about-majors-and#.WVJGsD02zt8.mailto