College Parents of America, Comic #13
The thirteenth comic in the College Parents of America Humor series is now available on Collegeparents.org. This comic, a co-creation of College Parents of America and Hector Curriel, is particularly timely for students and parents negotiating summer budgets before back to school spending begins.
Decoding the Cost of College
Our bi-annual research on College Parents consistently finds that paying for college is most often the 2nd largest expense in the life of a family. Next to purchasing a home, paying for college can be a daunting event.
Clery Center Celebrates 30 Years of Safer Campuses
The concerns of college parents about the well-being and safety of their students has a paramount issue for college families. As a result, we are pleased to recognize and thank the Clery Center for the 30 years of dedicated service to the schools, students and families.
National Survey of College Parents
We are pleased to share the results of the 2016 biennial survey of college parents. The findings of this report are consistent with our prior the two prior research studies and confirms that “college families are an important source of support for increasing student success and college completion.” The 2016 survey of more than 510 College Parents conducted by College Parents of America through internet channels and subscribers in late June of 2016. We have a high degree of confidence that the survey is directionally correct and will be valuable to colleges and universities as well as other stakeholders interested in increasing rates of college completion.
Stop Texting: Time for Conversation With Your College Student
How and when parents choose to communicate to their college student is important to consider. So why, then, should you bother to call your college student? A phone call can provide some important qualities that texting cannot. Here are a few things to consider when you are tempted to use texting or e-mail as your only means to stay in touch.