Having a child go to college is not only the dream of many parents but constitutes one of the major life events in a family. With college costs rising so much higher than salaries and inflation, soaring average college loan indebtedness receiving much negative press, and the admission rate of the best known colleges shrinking to dispiriting levels, most families would welcome advice from an expert.
The college search process itself can seem overwhelming to many students and their families, whether they already have a good idea of the kind of school they wish to attend or are totally undecided about the matter. Moreover, many students have limited access to their college guidance counselors, many of whom are assigned too many students to enable them to spend much time with individual advisees, much less with their families. Read More