“How could it possibly be essay season already? I haven’t finished my college research yet!”
Many families that I work with find themselves not fitting into traditional boxes or roles when it comes to parent/family dynamics and the financial aid process. I want to address a few different kinds of family dynamics so if you find that your family falls into one of these categories, you will be able to move forward to apply for financial aid without fear.
Typically, we would have been encouraging students to attend campus visits or admissions events, whether for seniors making their final decision on which school to attend or for juniors trying to figure out which colleges to apply to. However, with campus closures, students must take a new approach to “visiting” colleges this spring.