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 in the comments below.
Don’t miss the part of the article that says it’s never too late to start. Help your student practice good mental health habits.
A college choice doesn’t have to be a forever choice – and whether or not you stay, it’s what you do there that counts.
Great advice for new college students – and don’t miss the advice for parents near the end!
A great reminder for us all that real world skills are hugely valuable for so many reasons.
If you have a student considering graduate school, this is important.
This is a long infographic, but it would be great to share it with your student. Emotional Intelligence is more important for success than most students realize – and they can improve it!
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