Parents Countdown to College Coach
Helping parents navigate the college maze with personalized advice on choosing a college, applying to college, scholarships, test prep and financial aid,
Suzanne Shaffer counsels parents in the college admissions process and the importance of early college preparation. Her blog offers timely college tips for parents and provides parents with the resources necessary to help their college-bound teens navigate the college maze. She is also a member of the Unigo Expert Network, a College Money Insider Expert, a Student Advisor Expert, and the College Coach for Galtime.com. Her expert college advice articles and guest posts can be found at numerous sites related to the college admissions process.
Her expert advice has been featured in the Huffington Post, Yahoo Finance and U.S. News and Education. She is a writer/contributor to The University Parent Guide to Surviving Freshman Year and College Bound and Gagged. She is also the Parent College Coach expert for Zinch, TeenLife Media, and Smart College Visit.
Being a parent herself, she understands the difficulties and frustrations parents have during the college prep process. She is uniquely qualified to look at the process from a parent’s perspective and offer advice regarding questions and concerns parents might have when helping their college bound teen apply to college.
Parents Countdown to College Coach Crash Course
This crash course helps parents navigate all aspects of the college maze from college prep, to admissions, to financial aid, to choosing a college to making the final decision based on financial aid awards. It's a book with clickable links, worksheets and previously published articles. You can purchase it at ParentsCountdowntoCollegeCoach.com
A University Parent Guide to Supporting Your Student's Freshman Year
This guide is a compilation of authors offering advice to parents of college students, especially freshmen. As a contributing author I offer my advice from a parent's perspective.
College Bound and Gagged
This book is written for parents of college bound teens. As a contributing author I offered my expert advice on parenting and surviving the college prep process.
How much time do you think the average parent should dedicate to helping their child in the college admissions process?
I realize that there is probably a wide range, so only looking to get a general perspective as my daughter ends her sophomore year and we start thinking about the next two years ahead of us. Thank you