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Going to College

College means more responsibility, more freedom, and more choices for your child than he or she may have ever had before. Making the transition can be tricky for students and parents alike.

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    College Study Habits and Time Management

    Developing good time management skills and effective study habits is critical to your success in college - not to...

    Source: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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    Planning a Meaningful Freshman Summer

    Your freshman summer will present you with a unique opportunity: a looong period of time - perhaps as much as fifteen...

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    Tips for Parents: Countdown to College

    The transition from high school to college can be as challenging for parents as it is for their college-bound children....

    Source: National Association for College Admission Counseling
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    The Transition to College: Five Tips for Parents

    A lot happens between the acceptance letter and the first day of class. Now's the perfect time for parents to prepare,...

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    Packing for College

    Want the 411 on how to pack for college? From conferring with your roommate to buying the right sheets, this set of...

    Source: National Association for College Admission Counseling

Guest Editor

Kevin F. Gaw, Ph.D.

The current President of the American College Counseling Association.

Executive Editor:
College Parents of America


Jennifer Kirshman, M.Ed., Shannon Schnuck, M.Ed. & Denise Daniels, Ph.D.