James Duport's advice to young scholars shows just how much the college experience has changed in the last 350 years.
Essay prompts ask high school seniors to have it all figured out. But isn't that why you go to college?
A decade and a half ago, the ACT started giving test-takers four free score reports instead of three--a small change that's increased the number of poor students at selective schools.
Fewer than half of the 2013 graduating seniors who took the test got "college-ready" scores.
But the majority of parents still expect their kids to go.
Various factors, from the race of the student to the number of years a teacher has been in the classroom, affect a child's homework load.
New research shows that class trips offer educational value--and that they are in danger of disappearing from American schools.
The results of a two-year, 4,573-student study by the U.S. Department of Education