In our last Roundup post, we shared some regarding the logistical side of a transition to college, such as preparation for living with a roommate, computer needs for college students and campus transportation. The post has been and continues to be one of the most popular among parents.
However, college transition goes beyond choosing a meal plan and moving into a residence hall. There are important decisions that college parents and students should make together, and expectations that family should talk about before the first year of college. We encourage parents and students to take advantage of the summer months to kick start the first semester of college.
Here is a list of articles and suggestions that could assist you in your family’s successful transition to college:
Important Conversations and Expectations
- Five Conversations Parents and College Students Should Have Before the First Year of College
- Five More Conversations Starters for Parents and Students Before the First Year of College
Your Role As a College Parent
- Yes, You’re a College Parent, But What Exactly does That Mean?
- Yes, You’re a College Parent, But Who is This College Student?
- Embracing Your Role As a College Parent
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