Final commencement countdown!

Final commencement countdown!

By Suzanne Shaffer — originally published as “Final Countdown to College Graduation” on CollegiateParent.com Before commencement, seniors have a lot to do. Careful planning will ease the transition from college to the professional world. You can help them break the tasks down into three main categories. CAREER PREPARATION Hopefully, your student has taken steps to

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2017 Faculty-Directed Summer Courses Abroad

2017 Faculty-Directed Summer Courses Abroad

Is your student interested in studying abroad this summer? The continued expansion of Southern’s Faculty-Directed Courses Abroad is part of a university-wide initiative to bring global perspectives into the classroom and to increase opportunities for students to participate in study and internship programs abroad. It also prepares students for success in an increasingly global workplace.

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2016 Education Tax Credits

2016 Education Tax Credits

This article is adapted from “2016 Tax Information” by Suzanne Shaffer on CollegiateParent.com. If you have a current college student, you are allowed to deduct qualified education expenses on your income taxes. You can reduce the amount of taxes you owe by the amount of education credits for which you qualify. With college costs rising, this

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Second Semester Fresh Start

Second Semester Fresh Start

Adapted from an article by Vicki Nelson Your student completed the first semester of college. Congratulations! Time to build on that success to make the second semester even better. Recognizing the opportunity that a new start brings can be both encouraging and intimidating. Your student wants to build on any successes from last semester, but

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  • Great article. It reminded me to ask my high school senior about which of her preferred colleges have reached out about a regional event. We attended an event like this with our older daughter who was attending school far from home and it was very valuable.