Course 4: Halfway to college: Middle school years

Overview

As a parent, your expectations can affect what your child expects of themselves. You can help your children envision their futures by talking to them about their interests and their role in attending a college of their choice. This course provides some steps your family and children can take to prepare for college during the middle school years.

Objectives

When you complete this course, your family, will:

  • Understand their roles in preparing for college
  • Be able to apply the steps outlined in this course
Course Outline
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1. Tuition tales: the family conversation Video
Include your kids in the college savings conversation, and outline roles and expectations.
2. Cost of raising kids Article
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