ERIC Number: ED462879
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Get Ready for Your Child's Higher Education. 2001-2002 Edition.
Minnesota Higher Education Services Office, St. Paul.
This guide is designed to help parents prepare their children for higher education, a career, and life. The first section, "Why Get Ready?" discusses the benefits of higher education and dispels some common myths about higher education and its costs. Other sections of this first part discuss how to ready a child for college at home and at school. The next section, "Get Ready Financially," describes savings and investment strategies and discusses the kinds and availability of the financial aid system. the final section "Get Ready To Let Go," prepares a parent for sending the child to college, with advice about staying connected and keeping the child safe. Ten points to keep in mind about college are highlighted. (SLD)
Descriptors: College Preparation, High School Students, High Schools, Higher Education, Parents, Paying for College, School Readiness
For full text: http://www.mheso.state.mn.us.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Higher Education Services Office, St. Paul.
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