Middle school marks many milestones for students, including first school dances, first battles with acne and many other rites of passage. It’s also the time when you should start preparing your child for college. Although it may seem early, college preparation is a multifaceted process that takes several years to complete. Starting early allows your student to satisfy admission requirements easily so they can enjoy their senior year without worry.
I picked up the phone too early for the morning time and heard these words from my almost hysterical student. I had helped her prepare for finals before. You might guess why she called me but didn’t ask her parents to help with that overwhelming anxiety.
It’s easy to become overwhelmed by the sea of data that you’ll find on college websites, but what’s really important to you? Often it comes down to key facts: What are the costs? And what will I get for all that money? To that end, we put together a quick list of questions you should be able to answer before applying to college: Continue reading
Parents of high schoolers often wonder, how can I help my child prepare for the SATs in a way that’s helpful and not hovering? Continue reading
Sending your child off to college is an exciting time but it’s also filled with lots of emotions for parents and kids alike. Here are some great tips from family counselors on getting through this roller coaster ride.
The last thing you want to have to worry about if your son or daughter is headed to college is their safety. So how can you tell if the schools they’re considering are a safe place to live? Here are some basic tips to help put you at ease.
Research campus safety statistics. Federal law requires that colleges and universities disclose any crimes that have occurred on campus.