Insider Tips for the week of June 5, 2023

4 mistakes families make that increase the cost of college – College Inside Track President Chris Wills says it is often the decisions that families themselves make that cause them to unnecessarily pay more for college than they should (and potentially increase student debt). A short read and good conversation starter within your household.

Wellness resources for your college-bound child – CIT Consultant Stephanie George suggests having a conversation about mental health and making a plan prior to sending your child off to college, even for students who have not experienced mental health issues before.

What financial aid offers don’t tell you about the cost of college – The Government Accountability Office examined financial aid offers from colleges, and found that most do not provide the important information students need about the cost of attending college. Check out what the offers should include and what you need to know before making a final decision.

Interested in studying overseas? – CIT consultant Lessa Scherrer shares reasons to consider UK colleges.