Category: Parents & teens

How to Get Your Student On Board With the College Application Process
Applications

How to Get Your Student On Board With the College Application Process

Road2College Road2College- October 11, 2019 0

It’s time to apply for colleges, scholarships, financing and more…why does it seem like you’re the only one who cares? Your senior is facing their ... Read More

Are Private Colleges Worth It?
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Are Private Colleges Worth It?

Meagan McGovern Meagan McGovern- September 6, 2019 0

Many high school students automatically assume they can’t afford a private college and don’t even consider applying to one. They then mirror some of their ... Read More

Parents: Do You Feel Obligated To Pay For College?
Finance

Parents: Do You Feel Obligated To Pay For College?

Suzi Parker Suzi Parker- September 2, 2019 0

Angela Hunter’s nine-year-old twin girls are several years away from attending college, but that doesn’t mean Hunter doesn’t think about it. She definitely does. Hunter, ... Read More

When Should the College Process Begin?
Academics

When Should the College Process Begin?

Road2College Road2College- August 13, 2019 0

When should the college process begin? Most of us would like to live in the fantasy that it doesn't have to begin until your child ... Read More

Advice For College Freshmen, Adjusting Takes Time
High school to college

Advice For College Freshmen, Adjusting Takes Time

Tracy Levine Tracy Levine- August 5, 2019 0

Thinking back to a time when I had  just returned from a fabulous mother/daughter sorority weekend with my daughter at her college.  I was glad ... Read More

10 Talks To Have With Your Child As They Transition To College
High school to college

10 Talks To Have With Your Child As They Transition To College

Debby Fogelman Debby Fogelman- August 4, 2019 0

Self-doubt and insecurity are normal experiences but newly minted high school graduates seem to lack confidence in both themselves and their ability to succeed.  I ... Read More

5 Things To Say When Your Child Doesn’t Make the Cut
Parenting

5 Things To Say When Your Child Doesn’t Make the Cut

Barbara Greenberg Barbara Greenberg- July 31, 2019 0

Since many of your kids are in the thick of this, we need to have a good conversation about it sooner rather than later. I'm ... Read More

In Defense Of Helicopter Parents
Parents & teens

In Defense Of Helicopter Parents

Road2College Road2College- April 13, 2019 0

After years of hovering over their above-average offspring, helicopter parents let their kids go off to college. Kind of. Barbara, our guest contributor, reminisces about her helicopter ... Read More

How Brand Name Colleges Lose Their Attraction
Careers

How Brand Name Colleges Lose Their Attraction

Road2College Road2College- March 21, 2019 0

I had just turned 18 and graduated a semester early from high school. My dream was always to go to UC Berkeley. I planned on ... Read More

Explaining $80K in Student Loan Debt To A 17-Year-Old
Finance

Explaining $80K in Student Loan Debt To A 17-Year-Old

Miranda Marquit Miranda Marquit- February 7, 2019 0

As teenagers, we feel like the future is open to us. The idea of going into debt isn't scary because the repayment comes years later ... Read More