Big changes are coming to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in 2023, and the changes could dramatically affect how much parents and families end up paying for college and how much financial aid their students receive. Learn about what’s changing, including the new Student Aid Index, in my in-depth blog for parents.
The ACT and SAT test have been a major part of the college admissions process for decades, but things have changed dramatically in recent years. and there’s now a big decision that students and parents need to make about testing. Find out what’s changed, what decision you need to make, and how it could impact your future, all in my latest blog.
Student loan forgiveness has been a big topic in political campaigns, but what does it mean for parents who may still have student loans, who may have already paid off their loans, or are sending kids off to college soon? Read what our mom blogger found out as she sought the answers.
Successfully planning for college requires a lot of work, especially for parents. They’re usually responsible for the financial side of things and need to provide guidance in other areas too. But students have several key responsibilities of their own, and in this article I’ll show you a breakdown of what parents and students should be working on individually and together.
Some students don’t want to go to college right after they graduate high school, and many parents worry that this could ruin their future. Our resident mom blogger, Katie Bingham-Smith, explains why delaying college isn’t necessarily a bad thing and why she’s supporting her son’s decision to hold off on college and pursue other options first.