Should you file the FAFSA?
Here’s my answer for just about everybody, including myself: Absolutely yes.
If you’re wondering why you should complete the FAFSA form, and trust me I’ve heard a lot of grumbling from parents about it lately, you should read my FAFSA post that I wrote last week for CBSMoneyWatch.
This is a question that I have a keen interest in because my son, who will be heading off to college in the fall, thinks he wants to be an engineer. A lot of college students, however, wash out of engineering and science majors. In my post, you’ll discover ways to boost your child’s chances of successfully majoring in science, math, technology or engineering.
This is a fun little post that I wrote that’s based on the annual UCLA survey of college freshmen throughout the country. Even I was surprised at some of the freshmen’s answers. For instance, did you know that about one in four freshmen expect to need remedial help with math?