I encourage parents to explore the "Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)" http://www.pheaa.org/index.html This free website is a great tool to help plan for the future expenses of college and other post-secondary programs. It's never too early to plan ahead! This spring or next fall, I would like to have a representative from PHEAA come in to talk to parents about this type of planning, as well as other information that might be helpful to know. This website "features the largest free database of college scholarships available on the internet". If you have any questions pertaining to college Financial Aid, FAFSA Completion (the first application that families must complete to be considered to most forms of financial aid), and college grants,.