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Helping Your College Student Cope with Stress

College students experience a lot of stress.  As parents, some of us are acutely aware of our children’s stress levels, and to others of us it may be less obvious.  While some level of stress can actually be beneficial; many college students find the increased pressure or anxiety that are part of the experience of [...]

Helping Your College Student Cope with Stress2020-02-12T15:42:22+00:00

Discussing Campus Safety With Your College Student

As college parents, one of our major concerns when our students head off to college is their safety.  We want our students to do well academically, we want them to be healthy, we want them to be happy, but first and foremost, we want them to be safe. Ideally, a three way partnership will do [...]

Discussing Campus Safety With Your College Student2020-02-12T15:42:22+00:00

Home For The Holidays

Thanksgiving, Christmas, Spring, and Summer break are when many parents of college age offspring look forward to their student coming home with hope, excitement and a little trepidation. You hope you don’t say too much, ask too much, or commit the worse crime of all, give unsolicited advice. It is such a strange and awkward [...]

Home For The Holidays2020-02-12T15:42:22+00:00

Should My College Student Have a Job at School?

Many students head off to college knowing that, in addition to their academic work – and possibly their sports or other activities – they will need to have a job. The costs of attending college are high – and growing. In addition to tuition and room and board, there are extra fees, expensive textbooks, and living [...]

Should My College Student Have a Job at School?2020-02-12T15:42:22+00:00