A Parent’s Place in The College Quest


Over the past months, I've concentrated the majority of my thoughts here on the various aspects of the college process as it applies to high school seniors. Now that the bulk of those applications have been submitted (yes, I know that there are still some deadlines out there), I thought I would turn my attention to current juniors, who will be officially entering the college process this fall -- as well as the roles their parents will play.

Of course, some juniors are already actively involved in various aspects of the process, by visiting colleges, searching for good matches or seeking resources that offer them guidance (and cautions) about what -- and how -- to do the right things. College Confidential should be at the top of that list of resources. If you're reading this, you're on the CC website, what I think is the most comprehensive source of free information about all things college.

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