Category: Freshman year

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

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

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

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

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

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

Students, Learning Disabilities, and College
Freshman year

Students, Learning Disabilities, and College

Kathy Radigan Kathy Radigan- September 22, 2019 0

In a few short weeks, my son will be done with his first semester of college. The semester has gone so fast. It seems like ... Read More

Mental Health Problems College Students Face
Freshman year

Mental Health Problems College Students Face

Nancy L. Wolf Nancy L. Wolf- September 21, 2019 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

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