Category: Survive

High school and the transition to college is an unsettling time for many families. We'll give tips to help settle everyone's nerves.

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

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

Three Established Facts About College Selection From An Expert
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Three Established Facts About College Selection From An Expert

Mindy Trotta Mindy Trotta- October 2, 2019 0

There are very few things that remain “static” about college these days: Costs seem to rise with each passing semester, interest rates on college loans ... Read More

Paying For A Brand-Name College Or Not?
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Paying For A Brand-Name College Or Not?

Sue Kawecki Sue Kawecki- September 28, 2019 0

  The Tale of Two Colleges—which one should you choose? A brand-name college with no offer for aid or a less prestigious university with an ... Read More

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

“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

College Life

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

12 Steps To Take If You Haven’t Saved Enough For College
College Savings

12 Steps To Take If You Haven’t Saved Enough For College

Tonya Holly Tonya Holly- September 24, 2019 0

Spring break is here, and our son’s senior year is almost over. We have spent most of high school exploring careers; plotting a path; comparing ... Read More

Financial Aid Paperwork From Hell
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Financial Aid Paperwork From Hell

Kat Rowan Kat Rowan- September 24, 2019 0

There is one piece of my daughter’s college application process that is entirely mine, or rather, my responsibility to do with her. Insert doom and gloom music ... Read More

Care Package Ideas Your College Student Will Love
College Life

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
Freshman year

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
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