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.
Why Doesn’t My Kid Love College (Yet)?
If your student is unhappy at college, you need to know they’re not alone (although they probably think they are) and you need to read this.
Many Teens Struggle with Mental Health Issues: Here Are Tips for Parents.
A few small efforts and shifts can make a big difference.
4 Benefits of Scholarships (Besides the Money)
Don’t miss the hidden advantages of listing those scholarships on your resume.
Researching Colleges’ Accommodations, Documentation Requirements, and Other Services
If you have a student who may benefit from Disability Services, be sure to do your homework during the college search.
A Mental Health Game Plan for College Students and Families
It’s always important to have a plan. But what should it contain?
A Guide to Parental Controls on Social Media
Be informed. It matters.
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