The idea of completing a post-graduate year before attending college garnered national attention recently when a Boston city councilman advocated for adding an optional 13th year for college-bound students in the Boston Public Schools. The initiative highlights a reality that… Read the rest
Selecting an appropriate college for students with learning disabilities is vital to success. Because students leave high school with different levels of preparedness and varying abilities, a continuum of support services has emerged. Some colleges offer extensive services, while others… Read the rest
By Michele Turk
One of the most nerve-wracking and intimidating aspects of the college application process is writing the college admissions essay. Many students (and their parents) engage in and even manufacture experiences so they can write about something meaningful—all… Read the rest
By Melissa Rey
When I decided to study abroad, I was excited to be accepted by one of the top universities in the world. My research showed it would be a good fit for a student with LD. Classes were… Read the rest
For students with LD who are starting college this fall, preparing ahead will help ensure a smooth transition. Following are a few tasks to take care of before you head off to college.
Prepare for college placement tests: English, math,… Read the rest