Habits Build Student Success

Habits Build Student Success

Since 1997, College Parents of America has strived to provide valuable resource information to our members, as well as vigorous advocacy. One of those key resource areas involves the question of academic preparation for college, not just what it takes to get in to...

The Sophomore Slump Is Not A Myth

According to a recent article on Inside Higher Ed, Duke University just launched their first-ever sophomore convocation, where the university aimed to inspire and reassure the sophomore students that they’re not only valued at the institution – they’re essential....

Empty Nest

Don’t worry if you’re feeling a little sad about your student leaving home for the first time – it’s perfectly normal, assures Dr. Bill Pfohl, a professor of psychology at Western Kentucky University. (And yes, it will get easier!) If it hasn’t...

BACHELOR’S DEGREE COMPLETION IN U.S. LAGS

For the U.S. higher education system, it may be a case of perception being better than reality, at least when it comes to how we compare to the rest of the world. Survey after survey seem to confirm the U.S. as having the best universities on the planet, and we...

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