Summer to-do list for new college students & families

Summer to-do list for new college students & families

Paperwork for the school Create the student online account needed for advising and course registration and for viewing tuition and financial aid. Register for new student on-campus orientation or complete online orientation. Sign up for parent and family orientation, too, if offered. Take required academic placement tests. Housing, transportation, supplies* Apply for freshman housing if planning

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Talking about “13 Reasons Why”

Talking about “13 Reasons Why”

Has your high school or college student watched “13 Reasons Why,” a new series recently released on Netflix based on the novel Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher, or are you hearing/reading a lot about the series on social media? The series is getting a lot of buzz and also creating concern. It’s about events

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A love letter from us to you!

A love letter from us to you!

February (especially the 14th!) can bring mixed emotions. For people who embrace the “Month of Love,” it’s an opportunity for appreciation and romance. Then there are those who can’t stand the overbearing, chocolate-covered holiday. This February, our CollegiateParent team is putting a spin on tradition. Instead of focusing on a single day of flowers and

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A peaceful, non-partisan Thanksgiving

A peaceful, non-partisan Thanksgiving

Holiday dinner conversations can get heated, especially if (when!) someone brings up politics. Are you concerned that there may be more than the usual turbulence alongside the turkey this Thanksgiving? We are, so we asked our staff, contributing writers and friends to share advice for keeping the peace. Everyone agreed that it’s a good idea

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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.