Parents: College Students Need Renters Insurance & it Can Help You Too
College students are heading back to school, many with the help of their parents who have invested thousands of dollars in laptops, smartphones, bicycles and textbooks on students’ packing lists. Consider this - how will your student and family replace these items if they were affected by theft, fire, water damage, and other risks?
Assessing Campus Security
While your child may be eager to visit colleges to check out the dorms, the study and athletic facilities, the food and the social atmosphere, what shouldn't be overlooked is the level of security provided on campus. Most high school students would not rate this as one of their primary concerns when considering which college to attend, which is why it is often up to their parents to ask important questions about the safety of where their children may be spending the next several years.
Columbus Dispatch: Reports on college crime are deceptively inaccurate
safety first by flickr user alex (svoalex), cc license Today's Columbus Dispatch reveals deeply problematic issues in the substance of crime reports. When even the national director of campus safety reports reveals that college self-reporting is inaccurate, parents are left wondering what data they can rely on.