Parents of kids applying for college

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Parents

A love of learning starts at home!


Parents of Preschool Children

  • Provide your toddler with proper nutrition.
  • Read to your child every day.
  • Make time for active play with your child.
  • Begin contributing regularly to a college savings account.

Parents of Elementary School Students

  • Be an active volunteer at your child’s school.
  • Provide a quiet space for your child to complete homework assignments.
  • talk to your child about the importance of attending college.
  • Encourage your child to have a hobby.

Parents of Middle School Students

  • Talk to your child about the importance of studying and earning good grades.
  • Work with your child to create a college plan.
  • Discuss careers with your child.
  • Increase contributions to a college savings account.

Parents of High School Students

  • Provide your child with ACT and SAT study materials.
  • Go to collegeforalltexans.com to learn about the college enrollment process.
  • Assist your child in completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
  • Visit college campuses with your child.

“On average, lifetime earnings of college graduates are at least double those of high school graduates!”