Category: Freshman year

What’s It Like Attending a Party School?
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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

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

Where To Get Cheap Textbooks For College
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Where To Get Cheap Textbooks For College

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- August 2, 2019 0

  The price tags on college textbooks are rising just as fast as tuition costs.   For a single course, a student may spend over ... Read More

A Parent’s Guide to College 102: Move-In Day & Beyond
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A Parent’s Guide to College 102: Move-In Day & Beyond

Road2College Road2College- August 1, 2019 0

    Two years ago my oldest graduated college, but I can still picture her walking back to her dorm after we said our goodbyes ... Read More

Types of Insurance Your College Student Might Need
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Types of Insurance Your College Student Might Need

Road2College Road2College- July 2, 2019 0

Nora Savosnick is a photojournalism student from Norway who is studying in New York. She has a lot of expensive camera equipment that she carries ... Read More

Colleges Like Parents. They Really Do…..Sort of.
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Colleges Like Parents. They Really Do…..Sort of.

Road2College Road2College- May 23, 2019 0

Let’s start with a basic truth: Parents, you are not the ones going to college. Your kids are.   Colleges therefore prefer, and most insist, ... Read More

How Often Do College Students Talk To Their Parents?
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How Often Do College Students Talk To Their Parents?

Arlena McClenton Arlena McClenton- October 24, 2018 0

There is no doubt about it that once your child leaves for college, the amount of day-to-day (or hour-to-hour) contact you have with them changes. ... 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

Road2College Road2College- July 21, 2018 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

College Dorm Checklist: Advice For Parents Of Freshmen
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College Dorm Checklist: Advice For Parents Of Freshmen

Road2College Road2College- July 3, 2018 0

  I hesitate to write this, but I know it will be beneficial advice to parents of soon to be college freshmen. I have outfitted ... Read More

Mental Health Problems College Students Face
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Mental Health Problems College Students Face

Road2College Road2College- June 21, 2018 0

  As a parent who has just finished the college admissions process with your student, you probably feel maxed out on advice. Instead, you’ve moved ... Read More