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Are Students Prepared for the Ivy League Experience?

Ivy Leagues may be tougher than one anticipates. In her debrief, cheetahgirl121 shares her daughter's experience and the challenges she faced. Weigh in and share your thoughts!

Which Underrated Colleges Are on the Way Up?

Any underrated colleges or universities that seem ripe for becoming the next big thing? Curious as to your opinions. If you are a "clued in" poster, what are your thoughts?

Started in Parents Forum by Lindagaf

College Admissions Is About to Get Way Less Stressful

According to Bloomberg, "in the coming decade, many campuses will be desperate for students." Do you share this opinion? Let us know!

College Confidential Relaunch

You probably noticed things look a little different around here. Don’t worry: We’re still the same College Confidential you come to for advice on finding, getting into, and making the most of school. Here’s a breakdown of everything that’s new and improved on the site.

Why Standardized Tests Matter Beyond College Admissions

While very few high school students enjoy standardized exams, they do have certain benefits. Check out three advantages of standardized tests that may be less evident to students.

A Big 'Thank You' to CC as the Journey Comes to an End!

In an inspiring story, CValle shares her experience as a parent of an "average excellent" student applying to college and the crucial role the CC community played in the process.

Started in Parents Forum by CValle

Commentary: Time to Ditch the SAT

"We need an education system that teaches students to be thinkers, not standardized test takers." How do you view this statement? Let us know!

Are Waiting Lists Out of Control?

"Should colleges have waiting lists with more names than make up a class of new students? Open letter to colleges calls practice cruel and says insanity needs to stop.'"