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Cultivating Collegiality with your High Schooler

  This post is a recap of a recent presentation I gave on the topic of promoting healthier parent-child dynamics around academic coursework and the college planning process. Below you’ll find a revised transcript of the presentation, which occurred at St. Mary’s Academy in Portland, Oregon, on January 13, 2016. Thanks to Amy Romm of […]

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The SAT and ACT Test-taker’s Guide to Merit Aid

Over the next few months, high school seniors around the country will be excitedly opening their admissions letters – at which moment their parents will be asking themselves one crucial question: How are we going to pay for this? The Oregonian broke a story a couple years ago about a Southridge High School girl who […]