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.
9 Things College Mental Health Counselors Wish Parents Understood
College student mental health is increasingly important – and helping students takes teamwork.
College Search and Preparation Resources for Students with Different Types of Disabilities
So many resources! So helpful!
Should You Join the College’s Parent Facebook Group?
It’s an individual decision, but knowing the pros and cons may help you decide.
What Parents of College Applicants Need to Know
Know the basics – and remember that things have changed since you went to school.
130 Popular Texting Acronyms Parents of Teens Should Know
How savvy are you?
Weigh the Benefits, Stress of Taking AP Classes
An AP class can be a great experience and a benefit for some students, but they’re not for everyone. Think this through before your student signs up.
Your Kid Graduated High School. Are They Ready for What’s Next?
Julie Lythcott-Haims is one of THE experts on raising self-sufficient adults. You want to read this.
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