Category: College Life

10 Pieces of Advice for College Freshmen
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10 Pieces of Advice for College Freshmen

Sheila Jones Sheila Jones- August 19, 2021 0

This story first appeared as a post in our Paying for College 101 FB Group. It’s been edited for clarity and flow.  I’m reading posts ... Read More

Why Quality of Life in College Impacts Life After College
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Why Quality of Life in College Impacts Life After College

Road2College Road2College- July 20, 2021 0

As founder of Road2College, much of my work centers on helping parents navigate two real concerns--how to get their students into college, and how to ... Read More

Sending Your Child to College: Advice From a Mom Who’s Been There
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Sending Your Child to College: Advice From a Mom Who’s Been There

Melissa Shoultz Melissa Shoultz- July 2, 2021 0

A mom and member of our FB community shares her advice about sending your child off to college freshman year (edited for clarity and length). ... Read More

Checklist for Setting Your High School Senior Up for College Independence
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Checklist for Setting Your High School Senior Up for College Independence

Julia Lynn Rubin Julia Lynn Rubin- June 29, 2021 0

It may seem like only yesterday that your rising college freshman was beginning their high school career. My, how time flies! Now, they’re ready to ... Read More

Hard and Soft Job Skills: What Your College Student Needs to Have When They Graduate
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Hard and Soft Job Skills: What Your College Student Needs to Have When They Graduate

Melanie Forstall Lemoine Melanie Forstall Lemoine- June 17, 2021 0

As your child nears the end of their college experience, they will have gained knowledge and understanding in their field of study. In order to ... Read More

Mentors in College—What They Are and Why They Matter
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Mentors in College—What They Are and Why They Matter

Karen Sosnoski Karen Sosnoski- May 11, 2021 0

Mentors in college can help your student develop interests, talents, support systems, even their life path once they leave your “nest.”  Ron Lieber, New York ... Read More

The Best Way College Students Can Use LinkedIn
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The Best Way College Students Can Use LinkedIn

Aaron Long Aaron Long- May 6, 2021 0

If you have any professional experience, you probably also have some familiarity with LinkedIn, the social media platform designed to facilitate networking. But what use ... Read More

Discounts for College Students
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Discounts for College Students

Hallie Underwood Hallie Underwood- April 16, 2021 0

College isn’t cheap. College students know that, parents know that, and thankfully, so do many businesses. There are many discounts for college students that your ... Read More

Finding Summer Jobs for College Students During a Pandemic
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Finding Summer Jobs for College Students During a Pandemic

Hallie Underwood Hallie Underwood- April 9, 2021 0

For many students, the sunny months of summer break are an important time to work between semesters. Some extra money from a summer job can ... Read More

Beating the Sophomore Slump: A Guide to Getting Through the Second Year of College
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Beating the Sophomore Slump: A Guide to Getting Through the Second Year of College

Hallie Underwood Hallie Underwood- March 30, 2021 0

How can you ensure your child has a successful and fulfilling second year of college? One aspect you and your child might note is the ... Read More