The holidays are for celebrating with friends and family. College students are home from school, most professions allow for time off to spend with family, and unless you live in a tropical climate, most people enjoy staying inside to bundle up and stay warm. Family...read more
We define True North in the college admissions process as something that enables your student to stay focused. CollegeParents.org contains many resources on college admissions. All of the tips and insights often get lost, however, and sometimes it just helps to have a simple list of how families can play an important role in the college admissions process.read more
College can be one of the best times of your life, albeit stressful and difficult at times, but a valuable point in one’s personal life and growth. College can also be one of the most expensive. As we have written before, the average 2016 college grad left college with $37,172 in student debt. Here are five practical financial tips for college students.read more
FAFSA can equal money for college parents. However it is best if you file early and take care to answer honestly. Those are always topics we aim to discuss in a clear and transparent way for college parents.read more
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.
One of the greatest concerns of college parents has to do with the health and well being of their college student.read more
83% of families believe students will earn more money with a college degree.read more
Moving your student to college is often filled with stress, sweat and emotion. So being prepared is vital to making the most of this moment and leaving your student on campus both confident and secure.read more
Becoming a college parent for the first time brings a number of new things. New language, new customers and even new legal rights for your student. One of our purposes is to help college families avoid surprises. So this post aims to clarify some of the most common topics.read more