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.

10 Talks to Have with Your Child As They Transition to College

Just the right talks can help your student be better prepared for college life and success.

Prospective Students Are Open to Vaccine Requirements

Where do you and your student fall on this question?

Mental Health Guide for High School Students

High school is a difficult time for so many students, and that is never more true than during this pandemic. This article has some useful suggestions to share with your student.

More Colleges Say They’ll Require Students to Have Covid-19 Vaccines for Fall

Make sure you know your school’s policies around vaccines and other protocols with enough time to act on anything that you need to do.

The Importance of Laughter for Your Student’s Stress Management

We could all use a little more of this in our lives right now.

What Is the Student Aid Index?

Financial aid can be so confusing! This article helps clarify a lot.

Not Ready for College Yet? Not Necessarily a Bad Thing

There are many paths that can lead to the same goal — and many different goals as well. Listen for the clues.

When Is the FAFSA Due?

If you have a student heading to college, make sure you know as much as possible about the FAFSA — Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

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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