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!


The Real Odds of Getting In

10 Things Successful High School Student Do

How to Help a Teenager Be College Ready:

How to Get the Most Out of College:

Brookings Institute - On Their Way? A Portrait of Young Adults: - The Hardest Part of the College Application Process

College Readiness Beyond Academics:

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

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

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

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


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

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

Washington Post - America's Most Challenging High Schools:

Financial Aid/Paying for College

New York Times - What College Really Costs :®ion=opinion-c-col-right-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-right-region

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

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

Mother Jones - Skyrocketing Student Loan Debt:

Relief from Student Loan Debt for Public Service Workers:

Careers in Public Service

30 Top Scholarships for Public Service Students:                                                    
How to Get Financial Aid for Your Public Service Degree:                                    

Wall Street Journal - Return on Investment:,All

Testing and Test Prep

Wall Street Journal - Is Test Prep Worth It?:

Colleges that Superscore:


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

Pew Research - What Career Advice Do Americans Have for High School Students?:

CNN Money - Best Jobs in America:

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

Inside Higher Ed - Conversations on Major and Income: