Buying a College Laptop?  6 Tips & What to Look For!

Buying a College Laptop? 6 Tips & What to Look For!

Nowadays, a decent laptop is just as essential to a college student as pencil and paper. Not only does it help to get school work done faster and more efficiently, but it also opens doors to unlimited amounts of educational resources and useful information. If...

Recommended Tools for Comparing College Costs

    pic from flickr user 401(K)2012     As your college-bound family considers a college, there are many considerations. Job placement rate, quality of program, and graduation rate should always be considered. However, for most families, finances...

Questions to Ask your Campus about Security

    For a multitude of reasons, campus security is important both to college parents and college students. Knowing this, College Parents of America previously put together an article on how to navigate media articles on campus security, and key tools and how...

The First Year is a Big Deal

Parents of new college students recognize that the transition to college is a BIG deal.   The transition is a major life event for both students and the family.  In fact, according to the research by UCLA – about 25% of freshmen students do not...

Twitter & College Parents

Twitter isn’t for everyone, but it sure can benefit parents to stay in touch with campus life and resources to help your college student. Before sharing our list of some of our favorite Twitter accounts to follow we should suggest some important # (hashtags) to...

Roundup of Internship Resources

With the semester ending and the summer coming, many students are looking for an internship position, hoping to gain some real-life experience and even land a job placement. Your student may be frustrated by the amount of the internship information from the campus...

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