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Preparing to Visit Colleges

Would you buy a house without walking through it first? When you spend a lot of money, you need to know exactly what you're getting. We've got tips on what to look for when you're looking at schools with your teen.

  1. Visiting colleges soon? Take these questions with you.

  2. Get a jump start on the best ways to test-drive a college.

  3. Can you spot substance abuse on campus? Here are the warning signs parents should look for.

  4. Read this quick primer on college visits.

  5. Find calculators, resources and tips to help finance your child's college education.


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