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.

How to Get Your Student On Board With the College Application Process
Applications

How to Get Your Student On Board With the College Application Process

Road2College Road2College- October 11, 2019 0

It’s time to apply for colleges, scholarships, financing and more…why does it seem like you’re the only one who cares? Your senior is facing their ... Read More

What’s It Like Attending a Party School?
College Life

What’s It Like Attending a Party School?

Road2College Road2College- October 4, 2019 0

Should your student attend a “party school?" There comes a time during the college search process when a high school student and their parent must ... Read More

Three Established Facts About College Selection From An Expert
11th Graders

Three Established Facts About College Selection From An Expert

Mindy Trotta Mindy Trotta- October 2, 2019 0

There are very few things that remain “static” about college these days: Costs seem to rise with each passing semester, interest rates on college loans ... Read More

Care Package Ideas Your College Student Will Love
College Life

Care Package Ideas Your College Student Will Love

Jennifer Kaplan Jennifer Kaplan- September 24, 2019 0

So you’ve gone through the difficult process of sending your child off to college. After lugging around untold numbers of boxes and suitcases and hand ... Read More

Are Private Colleges Worth It?
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Are Private Colleges Worth It?

Meagan McGovern Meagan McGovern- September 6, 2019 0

Many high school students automatically assume they can’t afford a private college and don’t even consider applying to one. They then mirror some of their ... Read More

Parents: Do You Feel Obligated To Pay For College?
Finance

Parents: Do You Feel Obligated To Pay For College?

Suzi Parker Suzi Parker- September 2, 2019 0

Angela Hunter’s nine-year-old twin girls are several years away from attending college, but that doesn’t mean Hunter doesn’t think about it. She definitely does. Hunter, ... Read More

When Should the College Process Begin?
Academics

When Should the College Process Begin?

Road2College Road2College- August 13, 2019 0

When should the college process begin? Most of us would like to live in the fantasy that it doesn't have to begin until your child ... Read More

Frank Bruni and Surviving College Admissions Madness
Parenting

Frank Bruni and Surviving College Admissions Madness

Road2College Road2College- August 13, 2019 0

  It was one week away from having my youngest graduate from college; one week away from no longer having to deal with the memory ... Read More

Advice For College Freshmen, Adjusting Takes Time
High school to college

Advice For College Freshmen, Adjusting Takes Time

Road2College Road2College- August 5, 2019 0

Thinking back to a time when I had  just returned from a fabulous mother/daughter sorority weekend with my daughter at her college.    I was ... Read More

10 Talks To Have With Your Child As They Transition To College
High school to college

10 Talks To Have With Your Child As They Transition To College

Road2College Road2College- August 4, 2019 0

Self-doubt and insecurity are normal experiences but newly minted high school graduates seem to lack confidence in both themselves and their ability to succeed.  I ... Read More