When Your Child Turns 18 and Goes to College: What Parents Need to Know

Updated May 28, 2019 Yes, it happened in the blink of an eye. Your baby has morphed overnight into an adult....

4 Times ‘Gilmore Girls’ Lorelai Made Rory’s College Career Harder

As long-time superfans of this show, we couldn’t be happier about a new Gilmore Girls! But as college admissions experts, they had us cringing at Lorelai and her attitude surrounding Rory’s college search process. Don’t get us wrong: We love Lorelai! Coffee coffee coffee! But a lot of her choices during Rory’s final Chilton years and how she supports (or doesn’t support) Rory’s decision-making process is a parent’s college search nightmare...

Scholarship Mom Tip #183: Demonstrate Interest in a College

Scholarship Mom Tip #183: Demonstrate Interest in a College

Showing a college that you care is a smart way to increase a student’s chances of being awarded a scholarship by that school. More commonly known as “demonstrated interest”, this is a method of connecting with the colleges that a student is interested in and showing them how much the student would like to be accepted and attend.

#CampusChat Tonight: College Fit with guest Jessica Velasco

#CampusChat Tonight: College Fit with guest Jessica Velasco

Do you know what "college fit" is? Are you looking for the perfect fit for your son or daughter? Do you wonder how on earth you will sift through all the choices and come up with a list of good fits for your student?

Parent College Coach Tip #55: The Truth About Rejections

Parent College Coach Tip #55: The Truth About Rejections

College rejections. They are coming. What’s the real truth behind college rejections? I’ve found some very wise words from some very wise experts.