Tag: parents

Considering Sober Housing in the College Search

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Founder, The Treatment Specialist

How to discuss the option of sober dorms with your child during their college search, plus of a list of schools that offer drug- and alcohol-free housing. read more

Parents, the ACT, and Scholarships: What You Need to Know

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Test Prep Expert, Magoosh

Worried about your child missing scholarships because they took the ACT? Let this put your mind at ease! read more

How can parents cope with a child who doesn't want to go to college?

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Tell the student that she can take one year to work at something productive and to begin to pay her own bills, including her rent to you, car insurance, dry cleaning, etc. read more

What can parents do if they disagree with their child's college choice(s)?

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Unless it is a financial consideration, the decision is the student's. It is the student who has to live at the college, not the parent. read more

B-TOWERS: How to Sell Your Parents on Out-of-State Colleges

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

College should be your home away from home. But what do you do when it's home really, really far away from home? read more

Infographic: 6 Teen Dating Apps Parents Should Know About

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This infographic covers the six relationship, friendship, and dating apps all parents should know about: Yellow, Spotafriend, MyLOL, Hot or Not, MeetMe, and Skout. read more

What They Don't Tell You About Your First Winter Break From College

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Freelance Writer

Here are a few things to remember as you head home for your first big college break--just in case it isn't exactly a winter wonderland. read more

Unicorns and Garbage Cans: The Impact of Tech on Access to Higher Education

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Author, College Admissions Expert, GATECollegeSystem.com

Mobile tech aimed at would-be college students is on the rise. But who really benefits from it? read more

So Your Parents Don't Support Your College Major

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Student, Orting High School

You know what you want to major in and do for a living, but Mom and Dad aren't on board. What to do? read more

What to Do When You and Your Parents Disagree About College

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Student

College is, in theory, that magical point where parents start to let go. Of course, some parents will just hold on a little tighter... read more