A. Here are 3 ways parents and high school students can save on college tour costs:
1. Research at Home
There are websites that enable you conduct virtual college campus tours from the comfort of home, for example: youvisit.com/colleges. You can also join web chats with financial aid officers and admission officers via collegeweeklive.com.
2. Attend Organized Tours
College-visits.com offers trips by region such as New England and California.
3. Let Colleges Pay For It
If your child is in high demand, you can ask for colleges to pay for the travel costs, it's called "fly-in" program. You can find many more such tips from College Secrets for Teens.