State Legislators Step Up to the Plate

What a refreshing twist. America’s state legislators, those who serve as your elected officials in the 50 state capitals, have stepped up to the plate on higher education.Resisting the oft-used temptation to blame some other body, or the other party, or...

Student Statistics on Alcohol Consumption and Abuse

Fact Sheet: AlcoholAs the following statistics on the use and abuse of alcohol on college campuses illustrates, excessive and irresponsible drinking among students has too often led to tragic consequences. College Parents of America strongly supports parental...

Commission Hearing Puts Spotlight on College Parents

In April 2006, a field hearing of the U.S. Secretary of Education’s Commission on the Future of Higher Education provided an opportunity for College Parents of America to gain visibility and credibility with a group of influential higher ed decision-makers.The...

Making a Resume Stand Out

Your child has dedicated a large amount of time and effort to his/her college education and experience, and accomplished a great deal. You know it. Your family knows it, but when it comes to landing that first job or internship, your child needs to make sure the...

Networking Your Way to a Job

It’s estimated that more than sixty percent of jobs are found through networking while fewer than four percent are found over the Internet. For every hour your child spends searching for jobs online, is he/she spending 16 hours networking? That’s doubtful!The single...

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