Preparing a child for the world ahead is often at the forefront of every parent’s mind. Every effort parents make come to a head when it’s time for their young adults to spread their wings and leave the nest. When this flight includes going off to college, it can be difficult to gauge how much support to offer versus how much free rein to give. Although the responsibilities of the college admissions process fall on the shoulders of the student, parents play an instrumental role of offering input and encouragement. Finding harmony in these roles is often accomplished through open communication, sound organization and a shared understanding. For more information on how you can contribute to your child’s college search, be sure to check out the infographic paired alongside this post.