What do parents look for in a college?

For parents overall, the most important factors were: Safe environment (74.5%) Acquisition of real-world marketable skills (73%) The college is a good fit (72.5%) A first-rate academic experience (70%)

Can you go to university at 13?

Mary Baldwin is one of a handful of colleges in the United States that have programs that accept students as young as 13, according to a study done by Johns Hopkins University.

Who is the youngest person to go to college?

Michael Kearney

Can you go to college with a kid?

Having a baby while you are in college can be rough. However, it is possible to still get a college education with a baby in tow. Here is how Forrest and I survived attending college (and eventually graduating) with a baby. Be sure to join our NEW parents in college Facebook support group!

How do I find the best college for my child?

  1. Don’t pressure your student to pick a particular school.
  2. Don’t compare your child to others.
  3. Compare financial aid offers.
  4. Discuss affordability in detail.
  5. Evaluate academic opportunities.
  6. Research career outcomes.
  7. Talk about location.
  8. Focus on finding the right fit.

What is the youngest age to get into college?

Currently the youngest person to obtain a college degree is American Michael Kearney, who achieved the feat in June 1994 at the age of 10 years 4 months, according to the Guinness Book of World Records.

How do I choose a college for my child?

Here are some tips to get your child on the right track, and to find a college that really is their best fit!

  1. Take Some Time to Find Out What Your Child Really Wants.
  2. Create Your List.
  3. Plan Your College Visits.
  4. Apply and Compare Offers.
  5. Make the Final Decision.

Do colleges track interest?

A similar question we often get from students is often: “Which colleges ‘track’ demonstrated interest?” Most colleges are honest as to whether or not they track interest, but they don’t necessarily yell it from the rooftops, so you may need to dig into an admissions office website or even call the office to confirm …