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Wisconsin Public Radio Ideas Network
College students are moving in for the new school year, but some parents may not be emotionally ready for it. On August 31, 2011 Vicky Nelson, Editor of College Parents of America, talks to Joy Cardin, Ideas Network on Wisconsin Public Radio about the role of the parent, whether "helicopter parenting" is a good idea and how to deal with the empty nest when kids move out. Listen to the interview:
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One peek in your son's room confirms that he's in the midst of the college application process. His floor is littered with school viewbooks, post-it notes obscure his computer screen, and his test score summary has gone AWOL. One thing is certain: if colleges are looking for well-organized students, he'll be getting mostly thin envelopes. You wonder how he'll ever pull it all together!
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