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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

The Real Odds of Getting In
https://www.insidehighered.com/admissions/article/2019/04/15/new-analysis-shows-just-how-false-reports-are-its-impossible-get?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=72fcbbf8d5-AdmissionsInsider_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-72fcbbf8d5-225860345&mc_cid=72fcbbf8d5&mc_eid=da838b5a96

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://brook.gs/2ApTziD

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: 
http://bit.ly/2COHS6T

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/

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: 
http://bit.ly/2LOQNbh

Pew Research - What Career Advice Do Americans Have for High School Students?: 
https://pewrsr.ch/2RvF1b7

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