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.
If your student is ready to talk about finances, are you? Why having this conversation early is so important
How are you doing on your list?
Safety is on everyone’s mind. Here are some helpful suggestions for considering safety at your student’s potential school.
There’s probably a middle ground where many of us are comfortable, but here’s one parent’s opinion about the college admission race.
This message isn’t new, but it is a good reminder that the road to college success begins years before students are thinking about college.
We’re often so focused on our students as they head off to college that we forget about our own transitions. Here’s a look ahead.
Good advice for parents whose students might be interns — or anyone who might have the opportunity to supervise an intern.
Most of us worry about our kids — as teens and when they head off to college. It’s sometimes nice to know we’re not alone — and to find out how warranted our fears might be.