Ben and his parents sat up late at their dining room table, combing through all of Ben’s college financial aid numbers one more time. Ben’s dad ran his fingers nervously through his hair. The problem? It was already summer, and every college that had accepted Ben for the coming fall was requiring him to commit to loads of student loan debt in order to attend. “Is it too late to just try to go to a different college?” Ben asked. “I don’t know,” Ben’s dad said. “Are there any other colleges still taking applications?”
Kaylie had a similar but different problem. Kaylie and her family hadn’t planned ahead, so Kaylie didn’t have any college acceptances to choose from. “Do you think it’s too late for me to try to go to college this coming fall?” Kaylie asked her parents. “I don’t know,” her mom replied. “Are there any colleges still taking applications?”
The answer is yes; some colleges are still taking applications.
Here’s a great list of colleges still taking applications, provided for us by the good folks at CollegeSimply.com.
Be careful though.
If your child is applying to college this summer in hopes of attending college classes this fall, watch out for these 5 things:
1. Stay far away from “for profit” colleges and universities.
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