You’re here because you want to know more. Maybe your son or daughter has already decided to apply to college, or maybe they just brought it up for the first time. Either way, you’ve come to the right place. We know how tough parenting a teenager can be. We also know how much teenagers look up to their parents when it comes to big decisions like college, even though it might not always seem like it. That’s why we’ve pulled together resources for parents who understand that getting their children ready for college starts with getting themselves ready for college.

Throughout this section, you’ll find a wide range of information and answers, including practical advice about financial aid, helpful ideas from other parents and clear tips and timelines from education experts.