I read a great article in USA Today about the Hidden Costs of College. It is true that many families only consider tuition, room & board, food, and books in their college costs equation. But there is more. Taking standardized tests carries a fee, every college application has a fee, many financial aid forms at private schools carry a fee… You need to be prepared.
Read along and get your brain turning. As we say at College Planning Experts, you’ve got to start planning early! Not only will it help your student with the admissions process, but it will also ensure you have a plan to finance your college costs.