Success in college isn’t some grand event that happens overnight. It’s developed every day, little by little. It’s more an evolution than revolution.
He was already in his sophomore year, the tears surprised me. He’s been busy growing up at college. Without me. And he’s doing a damn good job of it.
Sending a student away to college is life-changing for parents and students. It’s still possible to save money when your child goes away to college.
I have been staunchly avoiding declaring all of the “lasts” as his senior year in high school sails by at a pace so fast that I can hardly keep up.
If your daughter is heading to college next fall, you’re probably in the same place I was last year. It was my daughter’s last summer before college.
College applications are pretty much finished and submitted. Now the waiting starts—the agonizing waiting to hear did your teen get in or not?
For college-bound students, summer is the best time to work on scholarship motivation strategies – to get a jump on the game before school starts.
As my son has started touring universities, I’m finding I have conflicted feelings. I want to help him out the door, but he’s still my baby.
But when they do get into college (and they will), how do we know if they are ready to go? How do we let go as parents this year—on some things—but not everything? How do WE know they are prepared, and what can we do to ensure they are?
I’m starting planning for college now. I’m shopping for what he needs now. We’re researching with him where he can save money…and where I can as well.
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