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4 Great Reasons for Your Student to Consider Community College
Community college is a smart step for students and their families for many reasons. Here are three great ones to consider during the college search!
Everything Parents Need to Know Before Opening a 529 College Savings Plan
529 plans are a common way for parents to save for a child’s higher education, but what exactly are they and how do you set them up? Here's what to know.
Plan Ahead, Pay Less: Top College Financial Advice for High School Parents
The cost of college is daunting, but you want to help your student tackle it. Here's some great advice on how you can pay less with some early preparation.
Hidden College Costs: What You Have to Pay and How to Cut Down
Sometimes extra college expenses sneak up on you. Don't get caught off guard with this list of common hidden fees and costs, plus ways to combat them.
7 Fun Ways to Explore College Towns With Your Student
The local area near a college is as important as the campus itself. Here are seven ways to get to know the town where your student may spend several years.
Top 4 Questions to Ask About Parent College Orientation
Did you know there isn’t just a freshman orientation? Parents can get in on it too! Here are answers to four common questions about parent college orientation.
Top 8 College Topics to Discuss With Your Student Today
Your student will be off to college soon, but there are some things they should know now. Here are eight topics of conversation to cover before they leave home.
How to Help Your Stressed Teen Choose a College Major
Choosing a college major is a stressful decision, especially if your student is uncertain. Here's some advice to help them find their academic path.
5 Ways Parents Can Be Helpful in the College Search
The college search is a major process for your student, but it’s hard to know when to step in and when to back off. Here’s some helpful advice!
5 Ways to Help Your Student Network for Internships
As a parent, you want to help your student through the college and career journey, but you shouldn't be overbearing. Here's how to help them learn to network.
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