Mobile – Parents

Parents

Step 1

Save for College

There are many ways to save for college – set aside money every week, open a savings account at your bank…

Step 2

Encourage Your Child

  • Career Planning
  • Classes
  • Situations

Step 3

Talk About Careers With Your Child

College preparation can begin early in your child’s life. Begin talking with your child about different careers during their preschool years (or now, if he/she is already in high school).

Step 4

Gather Info and Visit College Campuses

Be patient. The process of choosing a college can be stressful for both parent and child. Your child may change his or her mind several times throughout the process. Be supportive, and offer guidance. But allow your child to “own” the process.

Step 5

Explore Financial Aid

If you’re the parent of a student, you’ll want to know all you can about sources of financial aid.

Step 6

Apply to Colleges

We have created a tool that will walk you through the whole process of applying for college. We start with the college requirements and end with the financial aid process: APPLY FOR COLLEGE

 

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