Do you have a college aged young person getting ready for their Freshman Year? I don't want to know if they are ready, ARE YOU READY?
Being a parent or guardian of a college aged young person might toss some surprises your way. If you can anticipate these and know how to respond, you will find yourself supporting your student in a way that will lead them towards a successful finish to their college career.
With almost two decades in higher education and three children, I have gathered up some observations that I thought everyone knew but when I speak with other who also have college aged young people in their homes, I learn....they don't know.
I welcome the opportunity to speak to parents, guardians, and anyone that is preparing to see someone head to a college or university.
Too many stories appear in today's headlines about the cost of education and its decreasing value. Maybe our society wouldn't view it this way if they understood some basic facts.
Congratulations!! You did a great job in getting your college aged person to this point! Now you become the PINBALL MACHINE and they are the ball. Learn what this means.
Paying for college is expensive. But what you might be surprised that you are paying for an experience and not just a 'class' you can watch on Youtube. Here is what you can look for in your college experience.
Let IT GO
Are you one of the following types of parent?