What You'll Learn:
If you were to make a note of everything you need to apply to a single school, let alone a whole bunch of them, you might not ever begin. Students and parents alike often feel smothered by the burden of calculating financial aid, scholarships, and monthly payments, not to mention the plight of simply getting in. Fortunately, the financial writer and father of two Ron Lieber digs into the oft-ignored aspects of the higher education system, providing relevant solutions to the things parents wonder that are too often swept under that expensive dorm room rug. Selecting a school might not be a smooth and simple snap decision for students and their parents but with some help, it can be a fruitful and wise deliberation for both—and maybe a bit of bonding, too.