Category Archives: College

Simple ways to stay connected with your college student

You know it’s coming. You’ve likely been preparing for it for years. But as a parent, it can still be tough to adjust when your student heads off to college. You’re the parent of a young adult now—how do you … Continue reading

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If I Knew Then: Tarren Villaverde

Getting into college takes a lot of work and support, but plenty of students have done it before. We asked five current students to share their experiences throughout the application process as well as information they wish they knew before … Continue reading

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If I Knew Then: Ginger Sprong

Getting into college takes a lot of work and support, but plenty of students have done it before. We asked five current students to share their experiences throughout the application process as well as information they wish they knew before … Continue reading

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If I Knew Then: Gabriella Gamez

Getting into college takes a lot of work and support, but plenty of students have done it before. We asked five current students to share their experiences throughout the application process as well as information they wish they knew before … Continue reading

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Five things to do if you’re on a college waitlist

The college waitlist neither confirms nor denies your choices – only makes you wait. But chin up; though getting onto the waitlist for your first choice of college may appear to cast a shadow across your higher-education hopes and dreams, … Continue reading

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Creating a support network for your college student

Students on their way to college may need a lot of support. As parents, you’re always there to help, but students can also benefit from the insights and encouragement offered by other adults in their lives. You can help your … Continue reading

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Average College Costs and What You Might Earn

With the fall semester fast approaching, college students are working, saving money, and buying the supplies and furnishings they’ll need to live and study on campus. And though every college track is different, every student has one thing at the … Continue reading

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Essay Exam Writing Tips

Essay exams are a college reality, yet they can seem scary since essay writing can be very challenging, even without the additional pressures of test environments and time limits. Keep in mind that the purpose of essay exams is to … Continue reading

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The benefits of studying with friends

The saying “two brains are better than one” exists for a reason: there are great benefits to sharing your study time with friends. If studying alone is getting monotonous, here are some reasons that you may want to break up … Continue reading

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A little low on dough?

October is here and you have settled into the fall semester at college. Everything is going great except you have already gone over budget and money is tight. What to do? This is very common, especially for first year students. … Continue reading

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