I am going to tell you about something that may save you thousands or even tens of thousands of dollars on your child's education. Most families take a completely "backwards" approach when searching for financial aid money.
If your child is in his/her junior year of high school and hasn't started filling out their college applications, you must find out the financial aid deadlines at each college and make sure you get them in before the earliest deadline!
Every year, millions of high school students vie for admission in the few thousand colleges in the United States.
The world has changed a lot in the past 30 years that no longer are good careers out of high school readily available. Those days are LONG GONE. Either you have to advance your knowledge through a good trade or as most will do, find a good college after high school. Going to a university is an incredible experience, but a daunting one. Here are some simple steps that you can follow to prepare for college and be all the wiser for it!