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.
The college admissions scandal is prompting a lot of discussions – including the one I’m having with my high school junior.
After years of talking about under-aged drinking with my son, I never shifted the conversation from restraint to responsibility. At age 21, we figure they can do what they want. The drinking conversation stops. It shouldn’t. It should change. I can’t believe I never thought of this.
Subscribe To Our Weekly Newsletter
Most Popular Stories
Warning: Do not embarrass your teen with these techniques at home. These stunts were performed by an untrained teen parent, and they did not go well.
The box invites you to see Puppy Surprise make weird panting noises. It is not the sound of a happy dog. It is the sound of a dog mid-panic attack.
Dear last child of mine, You are the last baby I will hold, the last baby whose soft body I will smell, the last one I will feed and comfort at night.
I must have been ten years old when I overheard an older cousin of mine say “I bet Tova will struggle with her weight her entire life, just like her mother”. I had no idea what he meant obviously—as far as I was concerned, there was nothing wrong with my