The transition to off-campus life

The transition to off-campus life

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When my daughter moved off campus it was certainly an eye-opening experience. She was not prepared for the roommate disagreements, dealing with a landlord, getting along with neighbors who weren’t students, and handling broken lease agreements. She also wasn’t prepared for the temptations that came with her added freedom. Is your college student living off

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A study abroad checklist

A study abroad checklist

When my daughter applied to college, a strong study abroad program was on her must-have list. So, when the opportunity to study abroad presented itself her junior year, she completed the required documents, was accepted to her preferred program, and left on September 18, 2001 for Paris, France. As a parent, I was excited for

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A boost for your transfer student

A boost for your transfer student

Transferring to a different college or university this fall means a big adjustment for your student. Even though they’re familiar with college life in general, they’re entering a new environment as a new student, much as they did freshman year. The challenge is the same whether your student is transferring from a community college or from one four-year

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Insurance for college students

Insurance for college students

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If you’re moving a child to college this fall, you are probably in the midst of some serious shopping. As you buy extra-long twin sheets, shower caddies, storage bins, desk accessories and more, have you thought about insurance? If not, move it straight to the top of the list! Health insurance Most colleges require full-time students to have

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid

Financial aid helps qualified students cover the costs of higher education. It is important for students to apply on time and fill out the necessary forms carefully because an incomplete form cannot be processed until all required information has been submitted or corrected. Filling out the FAFSA Make sure to fill out the Free Application

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Ayuda Financiera

Ayuda Financiera

Traducido por José Martínez El paquete de ayuda financiera de la universidad es una forma de asistir al estudiante para pagar los costos de una educación superior. Es recomendable que el estudiante llene la solicitud con tiempo y se asegure de llenar las formas necesarias meticulosamente pues una forma incompleta no puede ser procesada hasta

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Final countdown to college graduation

Final countdown to college graduation

Between spring break and 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 prepare for the post-college professional world by visiting the campus career

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  • Loved this write up. Sounds so much like me but am most of the time questioning them about their health and studies and your article gave me new ideas of staying connected.... Thank you. Will put it to good use soon since my son is going across the country to attend your alma mater 😀

  • Fun but also useful article. I will keep the town crier technique in mind when my second Daughter leaves for college - as well as the Alexa Dot Joke tip! I love that Marlene's son told her her news was Often "inane". Clearly his education is paying off in an evolved vocabulary AT the very least!