Category: Survive

High school and the transition to college is an unsettling time for many families. We'll give tips to help settle everyone's nerves.

Why High School Students Should Look For Internships
11th Graders

Why High School Students Should Look For Internships

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- February 23, 2020 0

Getting work experience is important for whatever you do in life, but starting young is even better.  In 2014, 77% of high school students were ... Read More

Why College Students Need a Degree Audit
College Life

Why College Students Need a Degree Audit

Anne Vaccaro Brady Anne Vaccaro Brady- February 22, 2020 0

Most colleges require a student to conduct a degree audit with their academic advisor or the Registrar’s office in their senior year to ensure they ... Read More

How to Clean Up Your Social Media For College
College Admissions

How to Clean Up Your Social Media For College

Sabrina Malone Sabrina Malone- February 20, 2020 0

“Watch what you put online.” “Remember what happened to all those kids who got their offers rescinded from Harvard?” “Assume that anything and everything you ... Read More

Mold In College Dorms: What You Need to Know
College Life

Mold In College Dorms: What You Need to Know

Nancy L. Wolf Nancy L. Wolf- February 6, 2020 0

Here’s a new item of concern for parents planning college visits with their high school students: Check for mold and past mold outbreaks in college ... Read More

Questions To Ask Before Your Student Accepts Merit Scholarships
College Life

Questions To Ask Before Your Student Accepts Merit Scholarships

Sabrina Malone Sabrina Malone- January 22, 2020 0

If we close our eyes and click our ruby red shoes, like Dorothy, we can dream things will go to smoothly to the land of ... Read More

Adulting 101: Essential Life Skills For Your Teen
College Life

Adulting 101: Essential Life Skills For Your Teen

Becky Korinek Becky Korinek- January 14, 2020 0

The diploma is in hand and the thank-you notes sent.  You've spent waaaaay too much at Target buying dorm necessities. Suddenly, it hits you: Your ... Read More

Dorm Room Checklist of Amazon College Essentials
College Life

Dorm Room Checklist of Amazon College Essentials

Mindy Trotta Mindy Trotta- January 11, 2020 0

It's never too early to start collecting essentials for your college student-to-be's dorm room. We agree with so many experienced parents who have said "take ... Read More

College Reveal Parties: Trendy or Tacky?
High school to college

College Reveal Parties: Trendy or Tacky?

Julia Lynn Rubin Julia Lynn Rubin- January 11, 2020 0

I remember the dread I felt back in 2007, waiting anxiously for my early admissions decision from my dream school. At the time, I wanted ... Read More

What I Wish I Knew About Taking Out Student Loans For College
Finance

What I Wish I Knew About Taking Out Student Loans For College

Road2College Road2College- January 7, 2020 0

  A personal finance blogger who usually discusses making, saving, and growing money, has some regrets about how uninformed he was about just those things ... Read More

College Parents and Separation Anxiety
Parenting

College Parents and Separation Anxiety

Barbara Greenberg Barbara Greenberg- December 31, 2019 0

This article was written by Barbara Greenberg, PhD.   So here it is again. I'm referring to that sinking feeling that you get when your ... Read More

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