Research & Advocacy
Paying for College
Fidelity’s Cost-Conscious College Graduates Study
The findings from Fidelity Investments' study of recent college gradiates was just released. The study covered graduates of the classes of 2011, 2012 and 2013.
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Humor – College Financial Aid Award Letters
The eleventh comic in the College Parents of America Humor series is now available on Collegeparents.org. This comic, made in a collaborative act between College Parents of America and Hector Curriel, represents what parents and students are doing in this last key month of college admissions.
Understanding Award Letters
Many times — maybe too many — high school seniors are just so happy to be accepted to their dream school that they don’t give a second thought to the financial implications of their college choice. Then reality sinks in when they start digging into the details of college award letters. At College Parents of America, […]
Our Gratitude for High School Counselors
A recent story by National Public Radio brought attention to the enormous value high school counselors provide within our schools and to our students and families.
College Affordability & Student Loan Insurance
As a result, it seems prudent to consider why it is acceptable to place 100% of the burden of a student loan on a student when the school received the financial benefit and would potentially act differently if they shared the risk of student success. College Parents of America welcomes this discussion. It is timely for the United States to consider how we increase the capacity of our citizens to contribute and compete in a global economy.