College Parent News and Views – September 2023

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.

College Search and Preparation Resources for Students with Different Types of Disabilities

Elizabeth Hamblet is one of the leading experts on college admission and success for students with disabilities and she has gathered a wonderful list of resources for parents.

You Don’t Need to Surveil Your Kids to Protect Them On Social Media

We want to do everything we can to protect our kids, and many of us are concerned about social media. But it’s complicated.

States with Free Tuition, Plus Tuition Free Colleges

Who doesn’t like free? Is your state on the list?

How Do Kids View Themselves? This Survey Shares the Answers

An interesting look at what might be going on in your student’s mind.

Breaking Down the Different Types of Colleges

This can seem very basic, but it can make a difference. Know the options.

How to Create a College Internship Where Students Actually Learn – and Don’t Want to Quit

Although aimed at colleges creating internships, these suggestions can help your student make sure they have an internship that is meaningful.

Find these articles from around the web interesting and useful?  Sign up for our mailing list (below) and receive a new list in your inbox each month.  The more you know, the more you can help your student.

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