Have you ever gone to an ice cream shop and been overwhelmed by the number of options in front of you? Without the right tools, choosing your college can feel like buying a $50,000 bowl of ice cream. There are literally thousands of colleges and universities in the United States, all offering the ‘best’ education and an unforgettable experience, so how are you, a busy high school student, ever supposed to make an informed decision? Unfortunately, there is no easy answer, but we’ve come up with the top ten things to consider during your college search to make the process just a bit easier.
Have you heard about the changes coming this year to filers of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? These changes have been in the works for years as colleges and the federal government look to ways to simplify the process and give families more time to make the decision on which college is the best academic and financial fit for their child.