My Student Received a 1098-T, Now What?

My Student Received a 1098-T, Now What?

What is a 1098-T Form? The 1098-T Tax form is a form eligible colleges or other post-secondary institutions send to students who in the previous tax year paid “qualified educational expenses”. What are Qualified Education Expenses? Qualified education expenses can...
Habits Build Student Success

Habits Build Student Success

Since 1997, College Parents of America has strived to provide valuable resource information to our members, as well as vigorous advocacy. One of those key resource areas involves the question of academic preparation for college, not just what it takes to get in to...
5 Communication Tips for College Parents

5 Communication Tips for College Parents

As high school seniors choose the colleges they’ll attend this fall, many parents are finding that a Relationships 101 course is not only a good idea, it’s required.  Teresa Cowan, 44, of Detroit took a crash course. When her son, Cassly Sullen III, left...

What Parents Should Know About AP Classes

If you have a high school student, you may be wondering whether your student should be taking Advanced Placement, or AP courses. Advanced Placement, or AP, courses allow students to participate in college level classes as part of their high school curriculum. Most...