Yes, you read that right! There are several steps your high school student can take to lower the amount they — translated YOU — pay before they even set foot on a college campus. Planning ahead is the key to taking advantage of cost-saving opportunities. How? Glad you asked…keep reading!
Dual enrollment allows high school sophomores, juniors and seniors to take classes at community colleges or universities that count as credit toward both high school and college. There’s generally a minimum GPA requirement, and some states have an ACT score requirement.
What’s great about this program is that often the student’s school district will pay for the classes. Also, they don’t have to attend the particular college or university where credits were earned — the credits will follow them to the school of their choice. You’ll definitely want to check with the colleges your teen is considering … (More Here)