I’ve written a number of articles on higher education for Foreign Service Journal. Although these are geared for FS families, there’s quite a lot of information relevant for all families.
Community College with a Guaranteed Transfer Program
Can You Really Write All of Your College Application Essays Over the Summer?
Research Your Colleges Over Winter Break and Get a Head-Start on the Admissions Process
Going to College In America (Or, How to Prepare Yourself for the Weirdest Culture of All: Your Own)
The International Baccalaureate Program: A Primer
How to Choose the College That’s Right for You
Tips on Writing a College Admissions Essay
College Applications Checklist for 11th Graders
The Revamped SAT: A Much Needed Overhaul or Cosmetic Surgery?