Category: Freshman year

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

Seeing Our Child With Dyslexia Graduate
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Seeing Our Child With Dyslexia Graduate

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
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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

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

Money Saving Tips After You’ve Dealt with Tuition
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Money Saving Tips After You’ve Dealt with Tuition

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- September 3, 2019 0

Getting merit aid and appropriate financial assistance can help with tuition and even room and board. But there are more ways you can save during ... Read More

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

Nina Spitofsky Nina Spitofsky- 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 $200 on ... 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

Anne Vaccaro Brady Anne Vaccaro Brady- 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 on move-in ... 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