I often get this kind of email from parents, “Hi Kristen. I know you will be meeting with my daughter (or son) soon and I wanted you to know that finances are a big concern of ours, as her parents. We haven’t told her that we can’t afford a lot for college, so we hope you will subtly work it into the advice you present. Thank you.”
The decision of whether or not to hire a college counselor can be a difficult one for some families. Here are some reasons why students and parents often ultimately make the decision to work along side a college counseling professional.