CLEP Exams: How to Get College Credit & Graduate Faster - For more than 40 years, College Board has been providing the College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) exam series to help students earn college credit with their existing knowledge. Learn more here.
Save Time and Money with CLEP Exams - CLEP exams cover intro-level college course material in 33 subjects. A passing score on a CLEP exam can save you hours of class time and significant tuition costs.
5 Benefits of Taking AP Classes in High School - Why take an Advanced Placement class? Here are five ways AP classes can be a smart choice.
A Parent's Guide to AP Classes - What are AP classes, and what do you and your teen need to know about them? Education Matters spoke to a number of education experts to learn more.
Full List of AP Subjects - There are 38 AP subject exams. Not sure which AP subjects are right for you? Learn how to choose AP courses.
Academic Preparation: Information for Students and Their Families - A guide for parents and students as they prepare for the transition to college academics.
What High School Classes Do Colleges Look For? - Colleges care about the classes you take every year until high school graduation, so should you sign up for AP Calculus and AP Physics the same year? Or, take it easy early on, and then pile on the challenging work junior year?
Prepare for College - Explore this information to help you prepare for college.
10 Ways to Prepare for Your Freshman Year of College - Follow these steps to make sure you're ready when classes begin.
College Planning Timelines - Whether you’re a student or parent, these college planning timelines will keep you on track and in the know throughout high school. Helpful, step-by-step tips cover everything from taking the right classes to filling out college forms on time!
For Parents - Find out how you can help your child prepare for college, explore majors and careers, pay for college, and more with our easy to follow action plans.
A Middle School Parent’s College Prep Guide - You and your child should start planning for college no later than middle school. Here are seven steps your child and family should take.
A Parent’s Guide to College Planning - There’s no one right way to handle the college planning process as a parent. Your ideal level and type of involvement in preparing your child for college will depend on your child’s individual needs. However, students definitely benefit when their parents play an active role.
When Should You Take the SAT or ACT? - Debating when you should take the SAT or ACT? Your perfect test date comes down to scheduling and planning-start here!
College Readiness: Taking the Test - Everything you need to know before you walk in to take the SAT.
Essential Tips, Tricks, and Strategies for Taking the SAT and ACT - Looking for study tips to help you on the SAT or ACT? You’ve come to the right place. This list of test-taking strategies will prepare you for either test—and boost your scores.
18 ACT Tips and Tricks to Improve Your Score - Looking for some quick fixes to improve your ACT scores? Look no further. In this article, we give you several tips and tricks for the ACT so that you can get your best possible scores on every section.
12 Benefits of Taking the ACT - Can’t make up your mind about taking the ACT test? Don’t throw in the towel just yet. There are valuable benefits of taking the ACT, so it’s actually worth the effort.
College Fair Checklist - A college fair is a gathering of college representatives who are looking for the right students for their institutions. They’re there to spread the word about their college to high school students — and they want to talk to you.
College Fairs: How to Get the Most Out of Them - Every year, there are college fairs across the country. These fairs can be valuable tools to help you as you try to figure out which colleges you want to apply to, and eventually, which college you want to attend.
Tips for Getting the Most Out of College Fairs - Whether you’re narrowing down your list of colleges or just starting your college search, college fairs are an excellent (and usually free!) resource to take advantage of to gather information about schools you’re interested in and get a feel for them without having to visit each campus.