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What Parents Should Do During A Campus Visit

W. Kent Barnds | Posted 07.01.2016 | Education
W. Kent Barnds

Parents are important partners in the college search process, so I wish more parents would ask what they should do during a campus visit. I suspect th...

I Was The Sun, And The Kids Were My Planets

The Boston Globe | Caroline Bologna | Posted 08.19.2015 | Parents

I wasn’t wrong about their leaving. My husband kept telling me I was. That it wasn’t the end of the world when first one child, then another, and ...

Ask Marcy and Jackie: Should I Cosign a Loan for Private Vocational School?

Marcy Winograd | Posted 05.25.2014 | College
Marcy Winograd

Each week Marcy Winograd and Jackie Hirtz, educators with over 20 years of experience working with students from elementary to high school, will answer your questions regarding reading strategies, essay writing, homework habits and math challenges

To College, Ready or Not

Elizabeth Fishel | Posted 11.12.2013 | College
Elizabeth Fishel

Had I shown my son how to look for those shimmery linings inside the clouds that would surely breeze or thunder across his sky? Meandering, experimenting, making a few u-turns (or wrong ones) is what four years of college -- and probably the rest of his twenties -- will be all about.

How Often Should I Call Home When I'm In College? (VIDEO)

| Posted 05.26.2012 | Teen

High school juniors and seniors: We hear you. Over the past few months, you've been overloaded with unsolicited college advice from parents, teachers,...

Do Involved Parents Help Teens Learn Better?

| Laura McMullen | Posted 02.20.2012 | Home

As kids get older and advance to high school, talking to them about their school life can become more difficult for parents. With younger children, pa...