If you’re the parent of a current or soon-to-be college-aged student, paying for school is on your mind a lot. You’ve likely helped your kid fill out forms, talk with advisers and search for scholarship opportunities, and so you’ve seen how overwhelming it can be. And, at some point, someone probably tried to reassure you with this: "Aw, heck, there’re all kinds of scholarships out there. You can win a scholarship just for being left-handed. And I heard that there are a ton of scholarships that no one even claims!"