College Preparation

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Who Pays for College...?

Are we as parents obligated/responsible for paying for our kids college? In a perfect world we would all have started a college fund when they were babies and at college age it would be enough to put any of them through the school of their choice.... but I digress. Let's put anyone's financial stability aside for now. I don't think it is our obligation to pay for college, should we help if we can sure, will some loans be incurred, sure. But as far as a yes/no answer, I say no. What say you... My son DOES have scholarships already to...

Applying to Colleges

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College and College Applications

hello everyone, my daughter is in 11th grade. getting lots and lots of brochures from colleges. need some advice on how to weed through all the literature. choosing a college is quite a hurculean task. any tips on how to get started?

Financial Aid

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PSAT & SAT

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SAT Prep - Should I Sign Up?

My daughter is going to be a junior this year and will be taking the PSAT in October. I received a flyer from the school advertising an SAT Prep class for $319.00 (course and practice test). It says that it's beneficial for both the SAT and PSAT. I'd like to get some opinions on whether this is worth it or not. She's a good student, mostly A's & B's. She's doing Running Start this year. It's a big chunk of money, but I'll spend it, if it's worth it.