College Parent News and Views – February 2022

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.

Ten Talks to Have with Your High School Student to Manage Their Stress

We’re all stressed right now, but high school students have less experience managing that stress. These conversations may help.

Online Quiz Can Help Parents Assess If Their Teen Has a Substance Use Problem

The more you know, the more you can help.

Amid a National Health Crisis for Kids, Here’s How Parents Can Help

Stay tuned in as much as possible.

Three Messages Parents of High School Students Need to Hear About College Admission

Advice straight from the Admission Office.

Three (MORE) Messages Parents of High School Students Need to Hear About College Admission

A follow-up with even more important advice.

Shattering the Teacup Label: Honing Adulting Competencies and Building Resilience

How is your student doing with their preparation for college and adulting? Talk with them about what they need.

How to Find a College Admissions Counselor for Students with Learning Disabilities

If your student has learning disabilities or challenges, it may be a good idea to have specialized guidance as you search for colleges.

A Sleep Guide: How Much Sleep Do I Need?

This article isn’t specifically college related, but most college students (and many of the rest of us) don’t get enough sleep. You — and your student — might find this information useful.

Balancing High School GPA, Academic Rigor

GPA is important for admission, but it’s not everything. And practicing rigor will help your student with college success.

What Is Federal Work-Study?

If your student’s financial aid package includes Federal Work Study, make sure you read this article and understand what it is.

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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