Higher Knowledge

Physician's Money Digest, April15 2005, Volume 12, Issue 7


If your child is headed for college,consider visiting the College Board Website (www.collegeboard.com) and checkingout a laundry list of things you needto know. There are schedules and timesfor the SAT, for example, and you canregister your child for the test online.You can also explore the nonprofitsite's database of more than 4700 colleges,both 2-and 4-year, or search forneed-based and merit-based scholarships.The site also lets you fill outfinancial aid forms, submit them online,and calculate your expected familycontribution. Before you getinto filling out financial aid forms,make sure your financial records arehandy, including copies of your mostrecent tax return.