Your sons and daughters go through plenty of changes before, during and after college. You, as parents, go through plenty of changes yourselves. Whether this is your first or your last child to go to college, it can be a time for worry and uncertainty. "Is my child at the right school?" "Is my child safe?" "Why won't the school allow me to look at my child's grades?" Come to this informative and candid discussion about what you can, and cannot, expect from your son or daughter as he or she goes off to college.
- Campus Life & Issues- These resources will help your child adapt to college (financially, emotionally and academically) and help you adapt to his/her life away from home (financially, emotionally and practically).
- Academics- These recommended sites and books can give you tools and information to share with your child about choosing a major, succeeding academically and preparing for a future career.
- Health & Safety- If you and/or your child have concerns about campus safety; mental, physical or emotional health; or substance abuse issues, you’ll find useful information to share and discuss here.
- Graduate Program- If your child is interested in earning an advanced degree, the links, services and guides listed below can help him/her select a program, learn about entrance test requirements and develop strategies to get accepted.
- Jobs & Internships- The most effective way for students to evaluate potential career options, build their resumes and get an advantage in the job market is to do internships throughout college. Your child will find internship databases and tips for winning internship positions in the links here, along with other summer and short-term job databases.
- Career Planning- Facing the job market can be challenging for a soon-to-be college graduate, but you can support your child with these helpful resources on choosing a career, finding a job and getting hired.