Category: College Life

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

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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 the ... Read More

Care Package Ideas Your College Student Will Love
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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

College Fees & Expenses Beyond Tuition—A Game of Hide-and-Seek?
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College Fees & Expenses Beyond Tuition—A Game of Hide-and-Seek?

Road2College Road2College- September 18, 2019 0

The acceptance letters and financial aid offers that will soon (hopefully) be lying before you on your kitchen table will send the signal to choose ... Read More

What I Wish I Knew About Access to My Child’s College Records
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What I Wish I Knew About Access to My Child’s College Records

Road2College Road2College- September 17, 2019 0

  FERPA and Getting Access to Your Child's College Records PARENT STORY When my son started college, I didn’t know that I wouldn't automatically have ... Read More

A Non-Celeb’s Commencement Speech to This Year’s Graduating Class
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A Non-Celeb’s Commencement Speech to This Year’s Graduating Class

Lisa Froman Lisa Froman- September 10, 2019 0

I’m not Bono. Or Ellen DeGeneres. Or the Dali Lama. Chances are pretty good that I’ll never front a cool band, host the Oscars, or lead a nation ... Read More

Helping Teens Set Boundaries – Knowing When to Say Yes vs No
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Helping Teens Set Boundaries – Knowing When to Say Yes vs No

Amy Alfred Amy Alfred- September 5, 2019 0

Of all the pieces of advice I gave my daughter before she set off for college,  one of the more important maxims was how to ... Read More