Many parents don’t know when or how to start talking to their students about the importance of attending college. Reassure parents that it’s never too early to start the conversation, share advice about applying for financial aid, and be prepared to answer all their other questions—refer to the resources below!
- FAFSA’s Federal Student Aid Information for Counselors can help you field students’ questions and inform families about their financial aid options.
- Visit the CSU’s Student Academic Support site for information on CSU admission, financial aid, academics and more.
- The National Association for Financial Aid Administrators offers helpful presentation resources and training opportunities for counselors.
- The National Office for School Counselor Advocacy details eight core components of college and career readiness, and provides valuable insight into working with students, families, and communities.