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  • Grocery Shopping 101
    At 3:25 pm
    Grocery Shopping 101

    I live in a college town. At our supermarket, you can tell who the students are by the contents of their carts. Boxes of frozen pizza. Dozens of ramen noodle packages. Chips. Lots of chips. Standing in line with student customers over the years, I knew I wanted to teach my son a different approach

  • Tour campus like a pro — Our best tips
    At 6:47 pm
    Tour campus like a pro — Our best tips

    Visiting colleges with your high school student can be a productive and fun part of the college search process…if you plan ahead and pace yourself. Less is usually more — the biggest rookie mistake is trying to do too much. One campus a day, or a full tour and information session at one school in the morning

  • Academic advising and course registration
    At 5:48 pm
    Academic advising and course registration

    Support your new college student by reminding them to use all the college resources that are available, particularly academic advising. Their academic advisor will be a key ally throughout college. Meeting with their advisor and learning about course registration is an essential first step on the college journey, and regular meetings with the advisor can


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