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Winter Roundup for Parents of High School Students Getting Ready for College

Winter often feels like the time to settle in, take things a little slower and wait for spring.  For high school students heading for college, this may be mostly a time of waiting.  The applications are in and although some students have heard about early admission, most are anticipating word in the coming months.

However, this does not need to be an idle time.  There are things which high school students and their parents can be doing now, during this quieter time, to prepare for the flurry of activity that will come along with the acceptance letters later.  Take some time to read the following posts and to think about how you and your future college student can use this winter season to prepare for the spring college season.

Getting your high school student ready for college

12 Topics Parents Should Cover to Help College Students Gain Financial Literacy

Ten Things You Can Do to Increase Your High School Student’s Academic College Readiness

Soft Skills, Strong Success: Fifteen Skills for College Readiness

Using Senior Year to Prepare Your Student for College Success

When Is It Too Late to Apply to College?


Anticipating College

Making Sense of Your Student’s College Financial Aid Package

Waiting for the College Acceptance Letter: How Parents Can Help

Parents and College Admissions: How to Make the Most of Your Campus Visit

Parents and College Admissions: What to Ask During Your Campus Visit

Is Your Student Heading to College for the Right Reasons?

Should My Student Consider Taking a Gap Year Before Starting College?

Should My Student Consider Deferring Enrollment for College?

My Student Received His Financial Aid Package, But What is Federal Work Study?

Yes, You’re a College Parent, But What Exactly Does That Mean?



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