Refreshing summer drinks

Refreshing summer drinks

Here are a couple of refreshing summer drinks — one for the 21+ crowd — courtesy of Liza, our Director of Partner Relations, who is originally from Great Britain (hence the Pimm’s). Liza says: “These drinks are fun for college students to make and share with friends while they’re home for summer break. (Make sure everyone’s

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The importance of orientation

The importance of orientation

All new college students participate in orientation, either online or on campus. At orientation, your student learns how everything at the university works and what they need to do to get their college career started, including setting up their online student account (if they haven’t already), academic advising and course registration, codes of conduct, and

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Life lessons

Life lessons

With commencement season upon us, it’s time to reflect on the growth our children have experienced during their college years. I am not referring to academic and interpersonal accomplishments, but rather the life lessons they learned along the way. These were the moments that caused us to smack our foreheads with the palms of our hands

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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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Why college orientation matters

Why college orientation matters

The transition to college can be disorienting. Students move from the familiar routine of high school and home into a new and unfamiliar world. It’s a big change for their families, too. Fortunately, most colleges and universities recognize this dis-oriented state and support new students and families by offering orientation sessions before the official start of

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