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What Do We Know About the Upcoming Changes to the ACT?

Alex Mallory | Posted 01.10.2015 | College
Alex Mallory

While much is being made of the 2016 SAT, ACT, inc. -- an SAT competitor that now comprises more than 50 percent of the standardized college entrance exam market -- is quietly making changes, or "enhancements," as the company calls them.

Reining in Prom Expenses

Jason Alderman | Posted 06.16.2014 | Money
Jason Alderman

As with weddings and vacations, spending on prom can easily spiral out of control, especially if your teenager isn't used to sticking to a budget. Use this as a learning experience by getting your kid involved making tough decisions, helping to prioritize expenses from vital to non-essential.

ACT Results Show Most Students Still Not Ready For College

Posted 08.22.2012 | Education

Sixty percent of 2012 high school graduates are at risk of struggling in college and a career, according to the ACT’s The Condition of College & Car...

Senior Year Sticker Shock

Jason Alderman | Posted 07.26.2011 | Business
Jason Alderman

Are American families overspending on proms? A new survey released by my employer, Visa Inc., shows that the average family with a high school student...