Joanna Nesbit, Freelance Writer

Joanna Nesbit

Your Teen magazine

  • How Teenagers Can Help With Paying for CollegeJanuary 2017

    We don't do our teens any favors by paying for everything. NYT Money expert Ron Lieber tells us why it's important to get them involved in their college future.

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  • Everything You Need to Know about College Testing before 10th GradeSeptember 2016

    College and all the required testing can feel high stakes. Here's what to know about the PSAT, the SAT, and the ACT.

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  • How to Get Merit Scholarships for CollegeJuly 2016

    Two types of financial aid are available for college students -- need based aid and "merit" aid. If your family won't qualify for need aid, here's how you can find merit aid to bring down the cost of college.

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  • The Lowdown on the New SATMarch 2016

    The new-format SAT is looming. Some experts say students should skip it this year and not be guinea pigs. Here's what is different from the old format and things to consider about taking it.

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  • Surprise! Video Games Offer Real BenefitsDecember 2015

    Video games get a bad rap, and played excessively they can indeed be problematic. But gaming offers benefits too. Read on for what your kid is gaining, and what to do about limits.

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