High school seniors across the country are making their final college decisions in these next few days before the universal reply date of May 1st, and, in the wake of those decisions, panic is setting in among many parents. Those large tuition bills—once an abstract concept to be paid sometime in the distant future—are now creeping close and looming very large on the horizon. This frightening reality is sending many parents scrambling for strategies as to how to reduce their bottom line. One tactic that sounds promising is encouraging their college-bound child to hop online and submit some scholarship applications.
The Insider: College Admissions Advice from the Experts is where College Coach experts weigh in on the latest college admissions topics. We cover everything from application timelines and strategies to tips on financing your child's education.
Subscribe to Our Blog
ACT applying from abroad choosing a major choosing the right college college admissions advice college admissions consulting college admissions process college applications college lists college loans college planner college visits common app common application common application help coronavirus deciding on a college early action early decision educational consultant essay prompts essays FAFSA financial aid financial aid award getting in high school resume how to get into an ivy league school international students ivy league mba mba programs parenting paying for college researching colleges SAT saving for college scholarships scholarship search standardized testing standardized tests summer activities summer planning transition to college writing college essays