College Parent News & Views

News & Views — April 2020

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.

Graduation, Financial Aid, Admissions — for This Year’s College-Bound, the Future Is In Turmoil

Even though many colleges are shutting their campuses, admissions and financial aid staff are still working and urge students to ask questions by phone, email or on recently-deployed chat tools on the college’s website, but this is a difficult year for high school seniors.

Here’s What to Do If You Suddenly Can’t Pay for College Next Year

Circumstances have changed for many families. Don’t give up too quickly.  Make sure you get all of the information that you can.

Here’s What to Do If You Suddenly Can’t Pay for College Next Year

Unfortunately, it’s a reality for many families. But don’t give up. Consider all of avenues and options available.

Here’s How College Admissions Are Changing This Year — And What High School Seniors Need to Know

We’ve all been told that these are unprecedented times. It’s no different for college admissions. Stay informed.

7 Kinds of COVID-19 Relief for College Students

There is help available.  Know your options.

How to Help Your High School Senior Through COVID-19 Pandemic

It’s a hard time for seniors — so much that they are missing.

Go to College or Skip It? High School Students Face a New Reality Due to Coronavirus

Life has changed in so many ways. High school students have more decisions than ever to consider.

Find these articles from around the web interesting and useful?  Sign up for our mailing list (below) and receive a new list in your inbox each month.  The more you know, the more you can help your student.


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