Book: The College Conversation
Author: Eric Furda and Jacques Steinberg
This is my 95th read for the year
This is a guide for parents from starting the college search with your kids through dropping them off for their first day of college. It even goes through what happens when that decision doesn't work out and the kid wants to transfer. It is a guide to help parents navigate when to step in and when to back off. It lays out how to make the college list - what parents and kids should be looking for, as well as things to look for when you can take a college tour. There is a section on financial aid and how to make smart choices before a kid gets excited about a college to make sure it is affordable for a family.
This was a great book. It was recommended to me by a friend (her college classmate was one of the authors) and I am glad I read it. I definitely see me going back and referring to some of their worksheets as we get deeper into the college process this year.