College Parent News and Views
The more that college parents know and understand about the college experience, the less we worry and the better we will be able to help our students to succeed and thrive throughout their college career. However, there is an overwhelming amount of information out there on the web. We’d like to help you find some of the information that might be most interesting and useful to you as a college parent.
In News and Views we share recent college related news and sources we’ve found as we do our research. We hope that this feature will help to introduce you to new ideas and to help you keep up with some of the current issues that may affect your college student – and you.
We invite you to read some of the articles suggested below – and to let us know what you think of some of the ideas included here.
Five simple, but important tips to help make the college search go more smoothly.
Of course, no one you know has done any of these things. But some good reminders anyway.
Parents want to help. The college application process is daunting. This article has some good advice for parents as they consider when their help may be too much of a good thing.
If your student is heading to college but not necessarily heading very far from home, this is a must read article.
If your college graduate is moving back home, it might help to know that you are not alone.
Your high school student’s guidance counselor is a key person on your student’s journey to college. Learning how best to work with this guidance counselor will be beneficial to everyone.
You haven’t said any of these, have you?