Resources for Parents of College Students

By: Kitty Capelle
By: Kitty Capelle

This is a collection of resources for parents of (current and future) college students.

College Parents 

This is a resource for parents in all stages of the college process. You can read advice for transitioning into a college parent role and what your role may be after your child graduates from college.

FinAid 

This is your one-stop place for all your questions about financial aid.

College Cost Calculator 

Use this calculator to find out how much you should save in order to pay for college costs.

College Advice on Twitter

@YourCollegeKid 

Tweets: 4,063
Followers: 924
Sample Tweet: “We hope everything is packed and ready to go if you're dropping your kid off this week http://bit.ly/QWZgnd #Countdown2College”

 

@4collegeparents 

Tweets: 3,262
Followers: 5,319
Sample Tweet: “Tuesday Tip of the Day: It's move-in time for many universities! Bring trash bags, duct tape and good humor. #collegebound #college”

 

@CollegeParent 

Tweets: 186
Followers: 77
Sample Tweet: “Student Health and Medical Checklist | #CollegeParents of America http://buff.ly/MH8aZy #acha @highered #studenthealth #backtoschool”

 

@myFootpath 

Tweets: 57,619
Followers: 4,182
Sample Tweet: “August is winding down, so get started on those college admissions essays! http://bit.ly/IlNzW1 (via @askjohnabout)”

 

@AfterCollege 

Tweets: 1,282
Followers: 8,280
Sample Tweet: “AFTERCOLLEGE FAVORITE QUOTES: Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity. --Aristotle”

 

 

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