Everything you need to get your teens ready for college
Filling out the FAFSA is a big deal! When you are in the college prep mode, be sure that complete the FAFSA to receive financial aid. This can mean merit aid from the college itself or government aid based on the EFC. There are a few FAFSA tips for filling out this form. Apply for the FAFSA your teen’s senior year and every year thereafter that they are going to be in college the following year.
This post has lots of ideas for parents in July. Summer is a great time to get ahead on some of research into your teen’s future. Look into what student financial aid is. Financial aid for college can be complicated. Looking for scholarships is a great idea, and summer is a great time to work on these. Finally, there are some good summer reads included as well.
You wonder, “How to get ready for college?” There are many things to think about. As you think about college and career planning, there are many balls to keep in the air. College essays, scholarships for college, how to prepare for college applications, and more! Read on to get started with this process…
Are looking for how to win scholarships? How to get grants and scholarships to help pay for college? Finding scholarships in high school and finding scholarships in college is not difficult! The key is to start as soon as possible, and then to apply to scholarships in a smart and logical way.
You ask, “What will my freshman need in the dorm?” There are a few dorm room necessities that make dorm living so much better. The freshman dorm room is small, so having the right dorm room essentials freshman year will make the year easier. Organizing your dorm room is so much fun, so grab these dorm room essentials.
Melanie Prather Studer has spent the last thirty years as a mother and teacher- preschool through middle school. When her kids became teenagers, Melanie started keeping notes and doing research to help her children get a head start on getting into college and ultimately out into the real world.
Resources I Recommend
Learn exactly what you need to talk about with your middle and high schoolers who are planning to go to college and why.
The College Preparation Planner
This 142 page planner has everything you need to organize the college search, preparation, and application process.
How to Win Scholarships
This guide shows exactly what parents can do to help their students prepare their scholarship applications in a way that will set them apart and get them noticed by the judges