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This is the time of year when many families are faced with tough decisions about sending one of their children to college. They have gone through all the difficult work of applying to colleges, filing the FAFSA, and searching for scholarships. It felt like they...

For parents of high school seniors who are heading off to college in the fall, springtime can be both ecstatic and frightening. When your student receives those acceptance letters and decides on a college to attend, you can certainly be proud of all that you...

Does it sometimes seem like the college application and financial aid process is never-ending? You and your student muddled your way through campus visits, application essays, and even managed to file the FAFSA. The Student Aid Report (SAR) looked good, so you thought the only...

Parents of high school juniors might wonder if it is worth the time and money to take their student on campus visits, especially if the student is already set on attending a particular college. In most cases, it is still definitely worth having a “look-see.”...

Are you the parent of a high school senior who has turned into a model of sloth and laziness? What happened to that eager junior who took extra classes, participated in activities, and got accepted by a great college? That delightful person has been replaced...

As most families of high school seniors know, there are many steps to the college application process. It is a long journey from the initial thought of “where do I want to go” through road trips, tests, applications, financial aid application and scholarships, but the...