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Percentage of Rich Kids Needing Student Loans Has Doubled Since 1992

"... now even students from the highest income brackets are borrowing to finance their higher education dreams." ...

Started in Parents Forum by Dave_Berry

Parent New to the College Journey: Where to Start?

I'm the mom of a junior in a private catholic high school. We just began looking at colleges this week and would appreciate any suggestions on how to get started. Thanks for sharing your tips!

Started in Parents Forum by Tami524

Paying for College with Plastic Costs More Than You Think

"Many schools charge a special fee for using plastic to pay tuition, which could add up to an extra $3,000 over four years for a private school student." Read more!

Started in Parents Forum by Dave_Berry

Harvard Student Embarrassed to Say the School’s Name

" ... Even as a college junior, I still feel uncomfortable when people ask where I go ... [it] often serves to alienate people …"

Started in Parent Cafe by Dave_Berry

What's the "Fluffiest" Course You Took in College?

A recent thread by a parent who disapproved of "fluffy" courses got me reminiscing about my own college years. What about you? What's the "fluffiest" course you took in college?

Started in Parent Cafe by atomom

New York Times Columnist Seeking Student Opinions on Family Weekend

We're looking for opinions and stories about Family Weekends at universities across the country ... for an upcoming column in the Sunday New York Times

Started in College Life by brucefeiler

Over-Parenting: Getting Your Kids Into College Should Be the Least of Your Concerns

For some parents, college acceptance approaches the culmination of every single parenting choice ever made. Find out why getting your kids into college should be the least of your concerns.

Started in Parents Forum by lilmom

Parents: Do You Pressure Your Kid into Getting into a Top College?

Do you pressure your kid into getting into a top college or do you think that they would've ended up wanting to go there on their own?