• 10th Grade Parents Financial Aid To Do List:

    • Find out whether your child's school has college nights or financial aid nights.  Plan to attend those events with your child.
    • Help your child develop independence by encouraging him or her to take responsibility for balancing homework with any other activities or a part-time job.
    • Learn about the standardized tests your child will be taking during 11th and 12th grade: the PSAT, SAT, SAT Subject Tests, and ACT.  Visit for PSAT/SAT/ Subject Tests, and for ACT information.
    • Get a brief overview of financial aid from "Financial Aid and Scholarships for college" in the "Parents School Box" section at

    *Information taken from the Federal Student Aid Website at