Use this time to discuss your teen’s grades, courses taken and planned, testing strategies (like when to take the PSAT, SAT, ACT, etc.) and, of course, to get guidance on finding the right college for your child. If your child’s school doesn’t have a counselor, consider getting help from one of these organizations, an online advisor or a private admissions pro.
Meet with a college counselor
Updated: August 7, 2018