You want to create a comfortable home away from home for your student without going overboard. The reality is they will move frequently during their time at college, so when it comes to dorm shopping, less is more.
Going to college can be scary for many students. For the first time in their lives, they will be on
It’s never too early to start collecting essentials for your soon-to-be college student’s dorm room. And we agree with so
Well, summer is in full swing, and most high school graduates have been vegging out for weeks. (Notice I didn’t
Your student may think they’re ready for college, but just to make sure, there are some important adulting skills and financial tips to go over.
This story was first published in our Paying for College 101 (PFC 101) Group. It has been edited for clarity and
Today’s teens face increased pressure in all aspects of their lives—from trying to “keep up” with their peers academically and
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As a mom, I’m learning that “the money talk” with teenagers is about more than money—it’s about family values and
While your child may be looking at college as a chance to gain independence, grow personally, and make lifelong friends,
You’ve made sure that their dorm room will look and feel comfortable and their snack stash is full. Before they fly the nest, there are a few very important documents to complete.
You’ve put down the enrollment deposit, completed the housing application, set up the necessary college bank account, and updated your
FERPA and Getting Access to Your Child’s College Records PARENT STORY When my son started college, I didn’t know that
Insurance for everything, from any special equipment required for school to health insurance, can be a vital part of your
Your student isn’t the only one who will be adjusting to a new normal. As you transition from active parenting to the role of mentor, be sure to consider your own future as well.
A version of this story by Alison Lowenstein was originally published on Frazzled, a parenting humor publication on Medium. PARENTING HUMOR ????
Introspection at this point in life—when the kids are headed off to college, and we’re transitioning to an empty nest—is
They’re Back… It’s the cry of parents with college-aged kids heard round the world. You’re happy to see each other,
Parents can be annoying. From telling their children to eat more vegetables and quizzing them about what time they’ll be
This article was written by Barbara Greenberg, PhD. So here it is again. I’m referring to that sinking feeling that
As many parents get ready to send their kids off to college, and possibly encounter an empty nest, they tend
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