A Tribute to Moms

A Tribute to Moms

Our recent online surveys of current and future college parents confirm what we suspected: the majority of our members and supporters at College Parents of America are women, especially among those of you who are actively engaged in our group. As you might have...
UGMA/UTMA

UGMA/UTMA

Overview Prior to 529 plans, UGMA/UTMA was the most tax efficient manner to save for college and transfer wealth to children and grandchildren. UGMA stands for The Uniform Gifts to Minors Act, and UTMA stands for The Uniform Transfers to Minors Act. UGMA and UTMA are...
The Road to Reauthorization

The Road to Reauthorization

What is the Higher Education Act and, more importantly, why should you care about it’s reauthorization? The answers to those questions are fundamental to your membership in College Parents of America. The Higher Education Act, which originally was passed by the...
2019 College Humor: Mid-Term & Thanksgiving Comic

2019 College Humor: Mid-Term & Thanksgiving Comic

The fourth comic in the College Parents of America Humor series is online–just in time for Thanksgiving! This comic, a collaboration between College Parents of America and Hector Curriel, discusses a common bit of news that parents are thankful for this time of...

What to Do if Your Child Doesn’t Get Into Their Dream School

By Heather McCutchen: InGenius Prep Counselor, Former Admissions Reader from Dartmouth College, Mother of Two Ivy League Graduates It’s awful when your kid’s dream is crushed, no matter the situation. I’ve worked in and around higher education for thirty years and I...

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