The ninth comic in the College Parents of America Humor series is now available on Collegeparents.org.
This comic, created by collaboration between College Parents of America and Hector Curriel, deals with a combination of college pricing sticker shock and the state of cleanliness of many dorm rooms across the country.
Alcohol isn’t the number-one cause of death for college students — car accidents are the single biggest killer — but drinking can still be deadly.read more
College is a whole different world than high school. Here’s are five essential tips for college parents and their students for their freshman year.read more
College Parents of America Humor series is now available on Collegeparents.org.read more
Please share with us. Consider how your voice and insights can help other college parents and families support their college-bound students.read more
The pace of the weeks leading up to the start of college can move quickly. There are many topics college parents forget to discuss or just run out of time to consider fully with your student.read more
College Parents of America has been an active contributor to the topic of student health. There are many topics to consider. We try to make it simple and easy for college parents with three college student health tips for parents.read more
Did you know…?
Only 27% of parents surveyed recall being provided official notice of the school refund policy
79% of parents believe that it is more difficult for today’s parents to save for college than it was for their parents’ generation
More than 30,000 burglaries are reported annually related to college students, including 15,000 residence hall burglaries
When parents are asked of the medical withdrawal refund policy was disclosed, 49% were not sure.
Only 21% of schools surveyed refund 100% for medical withdrawals
Each year, fire departments respond to over 3,800 fires in dormitories, fraternities, sororities and barracks