Author: Melissa T. Shultz

Melissa T. ShultzMelissa T. Shultz is a writer, and the acquisitions editor for Jim Donovan Literary, an agency that represents book authors. She's written about health and parenting for The New York Times, The Washington Post, Newsweek, Readers' Digest, AARP’s The Girlfriend, AARP’s Disrupt Aging, Next Avenue, NBC’s Today.com and many other publications. Her memoir/self-help book From Mom to Me Again: How I Survived My First Empty-Nest Year and Reinvented the Rest of My Life was published by Sourcebooks in 2016.

Are College Arts Programs at Risk?
COVID-19

Are College Arts Programs at Risk?

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- May 24, 2020 0

  Some courses of study are all about collaboration. For students enrolled in the arts, working in teams is not only about creating things together, ... Read More

College News Stories Making Headlines
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College News Stories Making Headlines

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- May 21, 2020 0

  It’s a time of great change for higher education. From school reopening plans and questions about liability to acceptance dates, deferment rates, and the ... Read More

What to Do When Your College Student Wants to Drop Out
College Life

What to Do When Your College Student Wants to Drop Out

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- May 19, 2020 0

  There are many reasons why a college student may want to drop out of school. To help you better understand what they may be ... Read More

How the Pandemic is Causing Colleges to Change Their Spending
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How the Pandemic is Causing Colleges to Change Their Spending

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- May 19, 2020 0

  Colleges, like people, have radically changed their spending since the pandemic began. Expenses that were once the norm have given way to new, unexpected ... Read More

College Without Sports: Will it Ever Be the Same?
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College Without Sports: Will it Ever Be the Same?

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- May 15, 2020 0

  COVID-19 has changed how schools approach every aspect of the campus experience. For students who are sports fans, the inability to attend games and ... Read More

How to Find a Summer Job During the Pandemic
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How to Find a Summer Job During the Pandemic

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- May 14, 2020 0

  If you’re a college student or have a son or daughter who is, you’re likely wondering if there are still job opportunities available this ... Read More

Mother’s Day Wishes Moms Make for Their College-Bound Children
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Mother’s Day Wishes Moms Make for Their College-Bound Children

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- May 8, 2020 0

Mothers make lots of wishes for their children. Toss in a pandemic, and a few themes begin to emerge. That’s exactly what happened when we ... Read More

The College Waitlist Game Just Got More Interesting
College Admissions

The College Waitlist Game Just Got More Interesting

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- May 7, 2020 0

  Many high school seniors have put off making a decision about what college to attend, hoping to get a better idea of how COVID-19 ... Read More

 Making Time for Family Fun During the Quarantine 
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 Making Time for Family Fun During the Quarantine 

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- May 4, 2020 0

We asked our Paying for College 101 Facebook Group to share how their families have made some of the darkness of the quarantine a little ... Read More

Why Some High School Students Are Feeling Less Anxious in Spite of the Pandemic
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Why Some High School Students Are Feeling Less Anxious in Spite of the Pandemic

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- May 3, 2020 0

  We all react differently to stressful situations. COVID-19 has challenged the best of us, but for some high school students, as the days pass ... Read More

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