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.
This is a full report of information about student debt that might help you make some of those important decisions around college admissions.
This is written by a school counselor – intended for other counselors to share with their students – but has great advice for parents to share with their HS students.
If your student receives a deferral letter, it’s important to understand what that means. Be sure to keep everything in perspective.
Start early, keep at it, and use every resource you can find.
College matters. And knowing what’s important to employers and developing important skills can make a difference.
Sleep matters – perhaps more than we realize.
This can be a delicate time – but a wonderful teaching moment if you approach it that way.
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