Archive for the 'college life' Category

11 Mar

3 Things to Discuss When Your College Student Comes Home

After a semester or two away from home, your child may be feeling more adult now than ever before, but many parents have a hard time bridging the gap between the teen that left home in summertime and the independent one who comes home during breaks. If your child is planning to come home for […]

28 Nov

10 Surprising Extra College Costs

I don’t need to tell any of my blog readers that college is expensive. Tuition costs alone can be overwhelming, but what many parents don’t expect is that there are many more hidden costs and fees when it comes to paying that college bill. Smart Money recently published a wonderful article about college fees you […]

14 Oct

Grades and Facebook Can be “Friends”

In the six years since Facebook came on the scene, it has exploded in popularity with students and parents alike. But while we may enjoy the fun updates on friends and family (not to mention the opportunity to network), many parents worry about the time their students spend on social networking sites. Making the Grade […]

13 Aug

Student Services Important to Graduation Rates

At a time when many colleges and universities are looking for ways to cut costs, student services may be hanging in the balance; but a new study suggests that those little “extras” may be more important than one might think. Important Correlations A report from the Cornell Higher Education Research Institute recently disclosed a correlation between […]

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