Category: College Life

How Colleges Respond to Crises
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How Colleges Respond to Crises

Suzanne Shaffer Suzanne Shaffer- March 27, 2020 0

Colleges must often respond to crises like active shooters, extreme weather, and even mold. They have plans in place to serve their staff and student ... Read More

A Letter to the College Seniors in Our Lives
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A Letter to the College Seniors in Our Lives

Dr. Leslie Braksick Dr. Leslie Braksick- March 20, 2020 0

Dear  High School and College Seniors, You have worked hard for four (plus) years in preparation for a milestone called graduation that puts an exclamation ... Read More

How Students and Parents Can Adjust to Freshman Year
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How Students and Parents Can Adjust to Freshman Year

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- March 17, 2020 0

Parents can be annoying. From telling their children to eat more vegetables and quizzing them about what time they’ll be home or whether they’ve finished ... Read More

Why College Students Need a Degree Audit
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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

Mold In College Dorms: What You Need to Know
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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
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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
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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
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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

A Practical Packing List of Things to Bring to College
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A Practical Packing List of Things to Bring to College

Tonya Holly Tonya Holly- December 21, 2019 0

Well summer is in full swing and most high school graduates have been vegging out for weeks. Notice, I didn’t say ‘Seniors," because they have ... Read More

Tips To Help Save Merit Scholarships In Jeopardy
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Tips To Help Save Merit Scholarships In Jeopardy

Sabrina Malone Sabrina Malone- December 8, 2019 0

Your student worked hard in high school to earn a merit scholarship in college, but sometimes keeping up the grades once in college, isn't as ... Read More

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