Students should own the college search and application process. However, we know parents will help their children choose prospective schools, prod the young applicants to meet deadlines, tour colleges with their children, fund the applications and visits—to say nothing of the tuition later, and provide steadfast emotional support throughout this process. Therefore, you should feel comfortable about the college(s) your son or daughter chooses to apply to and, ultimately, enroll in.
We encourage you to research colleges both on your own and with your child. Below are some resources we recommend to facilitate your research: