Parent College Coach
For Parents of College-bound Teens
Feeling stressed over helping your student navigate the college admission process? Our Parent College Coach, Suzanne Shaffer, can help.
Don’t Believe the FAFSA Lies
Many are misinformed when it comes to the FAFSA. They believe that they make too much money to qualify for any kind of financial aid—and they decide not to file. That is the worst mistake you can make.
Choosing a College for All the Wrong Reasons
by Suzanne Shafer, Parent Editor Since choosing a college is an important decision, you...
Affordable College Education? 10 Reasons Why This Isn’t a Myth
This is the predicament of so many middle class families. Their student applies to college, is accepted, and receives no financial aid.
Parent College Coach Tip #124: The FAFSA is Coming!
The FAFSA is coming! Starting on October 1, students can submit the FAFSA. The changes mean high school seniors can apply for financial aid for their 2017-18 freshman year of college and submit the FAFSA in October using tax information from their parents 2015 income tax returns.
Parent College Coach Tip #123: Add These Parent Support Books to Your Library
As your student leaves for college, you’re going to have some free time. It can be a good or a bad thing. You can use it to bemoan the fact that there is a vacancy at home and in your heart, you can use the time to read. When was the last time you were able to sit down and read a book?
Here are my recommendations for some uplifting parent support books to help you during this transition:
Parent College Coach Tip #122: Advice for Your College-Bound Student
When my daughter left for college she had just barely turned 18. Not only was she young, but she was attending a college over 2000 miles away from home. I was afraid for her; very afraid.
Parent College Coach Tip #121: Preparing for Move-In Day
College move-in day is approaching. How should you prepare? What will your student need?