Two skills that double the likelihood of college graduation, according to a 19-year study.
Curb the college dropout rate: Top ten list for Freshmen Year Success in College.
Don’t become a debt slave: another value college debunks the myth that college has to be pricey and debt-filled-- Missouri State.
Why we can expect more from Middle School— so students can avoid the high school expectation ‘cliff'
Grit, Impulse Control, & Finding Productive Passions— three goals when doing Middle School and beyond
A 51% college drop out rate— specific strategies to avoid being a college casualty
Seniors- Yes, there’s still time to get to the right, affordable college next fall. Here’s how.
Seniors- Here are two of so many examples of affordable four-year colleges still available to you: Dakota Wesleyan and Dakota State.
Juniors- The journey begins. Here’s the simple game plan for winning the college admissions game over the next twelve months
The reason qualified applicants often don’t get into their top selective college: the essay. Here’s how to write a better one.
How the online ACT differs from the paper ACT test.
Rural Ohio high schools demonstrate that expecting college graduation from all students improves all academic outcomes— quickly. Check out Reaching Higher, John’s book on this very topic at OnToCollege.com.
JB met these great restaurant waiters, hard-working high school students who need to realize that they have more affordable options than community colleges.
529 College Savings Plans— the good and the bad. Get started early.
Another great college saving vehicle: Roth IRAs. Use both— Roths and 529s.
Know your college’s CDR— don’t dare join the 11%! CDR: a critical measure to know before saying YES to any college.
Tough love— all parents need to have the Money Talk with their teens. Here’s how.
Good and bad U.S. News Study Tips and The Canadian Options— excellent colleges up north for less than $30k per year.
Timely To-Do List for High School Seniors. Take care of these tasks ASAP.
The Secretary of Education wants to celebrate two-year colleges. It’s about time.
Three Ohio Colleges I love: Ohio Wesleyan, Denison, and Wooster— each a New England Liberal Arts Education for just 1/2 or 2/3 the price.
Seniors— tactics now to avoid remedial classes next year.
529 College Saving Plans— why you should join the 14% of families who use them to pay for college.
Robots are pushing out lower level jobs, a key reason why two- and four-year degrees with minimal debt are so critical.
How the Automation Revolution dramatically increases the relevance of school. Nathan Hunt, an automation consultant, talks with JB
Automation— don’t get scared, get prepared. Automation increases the need for education.
Automation is only Step 1 towards AI, which will make education even more important for our students.