POEM: ‘TWAS THE COLLEGE PARENT’S WEEK AFTER CHRISTMAS
This is one of our favorite early contributions from an editor of College Parents of America. Enjoy a poem in good humor for college parents and families around the nation.
POEM: ‘TWAS THE FUTURE COLLEGE PARENT’S WEEK BEFORE CHRISTMAS
Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the houseCollege applications were stirring, waiting the click of a mouse;The essays were done, saved as word docs with care,In hopes that high SAT scores soon would be there;The 12th-graders were nestled all snug in their beds,While visions of acceptance letters danced in their heads;And Mom with shrinking checkbook and Dad with plunging market cap,Found it difficult to relax for a long winter's nap;
The Twelve Days of Christmas for Current College Parents
For current college parents, the twelve days of Christmas don't end with a partridge and a pear tree. In fact, the year-end holidays don't seem to end at all. Increasingly, colleges and universities are scheduling longer and longer periods of time between the last day of fall finals and the first day of spring semester. Beginning as early as mid-December, those of you who are current college parents began to have your sons and daughters come home for the holidays.