College success is underscored by college affordability. As students engage in the postsecondary planning process, Counselors and other educators should encourage them to think about college match and fit.
Students should consider attending colleges with high institutional graduation rates that are simultaneously a worthwhile investment. This ensures that students are set up for success in the long term. Counselors and other educators should use Tool Set D with students during the college application process. The Network for College Success finds the following student- and family-facing tools to be essential when exploring the financial viability of different college choices.
Use the Tool Set
The full Exploring College Affordability Tool Set is available for download. The download includes the four tools in this Tool Set.Download the Full Tool Set (PDF) v