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8 College-Planning Tips From the Car-Buying World

Buckle up and take these recommendations for a spin before deciding on a school.

Note: This article is part of Morningstar's College-Savings Boot Camp special report.

Many parents consider paying for their child's college education to be one of their most important financial responsibilities. However, many then experience sticker shock when they discover just how much it will cost them. These days it's not uncommon for four (or more) years of college to cost well into six figures, so the need to plan ahead, and to make wise choices, has never been greater.