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.
Anything that your student can get done in the summer won’t need to be done while they are also trying to balance school in the fall. Summer is also a great, relaxed, time for some important conversations.
College, and the admission process, has changed since you went to school.
It’s hard not to let peer pressure and your own feelings get in the way as your child makes a decision that feels so public and important to their future.
More teens today than ever are struggling mightily to keep it all together.
Things have changed since we went to college. What you don’t know might hurt your student.
Make sure you do your research. There are opportunities out there for almost everyone.
Food for thought.
Why high school preparation and college expectations don’t seem to match.
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