From our student survey, we know that the college admissions process can often be a top source of stress and anxiety for students and families. Here are several resources to support a healthier, more balanced approach to college admissions and life after high school.
Challenge Success white paper that debunks traditional college ranking systems and shares what research says really matters in college admissions
Wall Street Journal article by Denise Pope with research-based tips for how to approach the college admissions process.
Report from Making Caring Common with recommendations to promote greater ethical engagement among students and reduce excessive achievement pressure in the admissions process.
Blog post from Denise Pope with a look at what kids really need to be prepared for college.
Practical tips for juniors and seniors to help get organized for college application season.
Tool for families to use to reflect on how they are communicating their expectations to students.
Student-created posters with examples of famous people who attended less selective colleges or took non-linear career paths
Article about a student-led effort to reduce the importance placed on where students go to college.