Should Parents Pay for Graduate School?
Is your student considering graduate school? An advanced degree is a good choice for students in fields that require specialized knowledge or for those who anticipate a career in research or scholarship. Some graduate programs support the students they accept with financial packages and employment in labs or classrooms. Others require a significant financial investment. Pre-Graduate advising is available for students who want to explore whether graduate school is right for them (just choose “pre-graduate” on GradesFirst at http://gatech.gradesfirst.com). For parents considering the financial implications of that choice, here’s a worthwhile article from Forbes.