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.
Make sure your student has these ”just in case.”
It’s a hidden, or not so hidden, consequence of what we’ve all been living through, but many of our kids can’t cope.
Sound familiar? It’s good to know you’re not alone.
These have been difficult years for everyone, but especially for high school students — some of whom have spent more than 2 years in Covid mode. If your student feels paralyzed, work with them to explore options.
Early college definitely isn’t for everyone, but can be a great option for some. Learn what it is.
The title of this article doesn’t say it all. Not everyone follows the same path, and it’s not about convincing your student to do something. Rather, it’s about exploring. This article will help you think about how to do that.
So many students are feeling both stress and anxiety these days. Recognizing them, understanding them, and dealing with them is essential.
Watch for the signs — don’t panic — and partner with the college.
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