Ahead of the Curve: What Parents Need to Know to Get Their Kids Into College, 1st Edition

  • Amber C. Saunders
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  • ISBN-10: 076893916X
  • ISBN-13: 9780768939163
  • DDC: 378.161
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 240 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Ahead of the Curve is a guide for parents who want to begin preparing their high school students for college. The book will be broken down by grades 9 through 12. Each section will contain a checklist of tasks to perform, questions to ask, tests to take, resources to take advantage of, and much more. This book will benefit parents of first-generation college students and those in mid- to low-income households as well as high school counselors.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication Page.
1: Ninth Grade: The Journey Begins.
2: Tenth Grade: Preparing Now Pays Off Later.
3: Junior Year: Important Decisions Ahead.
4: Senior Year: It All Comes Down to This!.
5: The Path to College: List by List.
6: Financial Fundamentals: Planning and Paying for College.
7: Summer: An Important Part of Your Student’s College Plan.
Appendix: Resources.
A Final Thought.