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First Semester Guide for College Parents

Get the Guide:
First Semester Guide for College Parents

When your college student starts their first semester, it’s not just a big deal for them.

It’s a big deal for you, too.

Whether your student is attending school in the city where they grew up or across the country, you’ve got to figure out how to provide support from a distance.

In this guide, you’ll learn everything you need to support your student from the sidelines during their first semester.

Get guidance on sorting through financial issues, providing emotional support, and talking to your student about tough topics.

With the tips from this guide, you'll be able to:
  • Create a list of your student’s monthly expenses
  • Decide on an allowance for your college student
  • Help your student find an on- or off-campus job
  • Use our tips on how to provide emotional support from the sidelines
  • Design a check-in schedule with your student via the phone or Skype
  • Learn how to step back and let your student problem solve
  • Create a thoughtful care package
  • Talk to your student about important social issues and pressures in college
  • Have confidence in yourself and your student

Download your complete guide to surviving and thriving during your college freshman’s first semester »