Category: College Life

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

When College Kids Come Home For the Holidays
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When College Kids Come Home For the Holidays

Deborah J. Cohan Deborah J. Cohan- November 27, 2019 0

As we approach the holidays, many college students are headed back home for the first time since summer. This can create a combination of joyful ... Read More

What’s It Like Attending Top Party Schools?
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What’s It Like Attending Top Party Schools?

Charlene Adhiambo Charlene Adhiambo- 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

“Failure to Launch” Is Not A Label You Want For Your Child
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“Failure to Launch” Is Not A Label You Want For Your Child

Susan Anderer Susan Anderer- September 27, 2019 0

A few years ago, there was a film in the theaters called "Failure to Launch." . It was a romantic comedy about an adult who ... Read More

What NOT To Bring To A College Dorm
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What NOT To Bring To A College Dorm

Connie Lissner Connie Lissner- September 25, 2019 0

  Around the last week of August last year, just as the first Hello Kitty notebook hit the shelves at Target (signaling the start of ... Read More