3 Best Tips To Ace College Finals

Today we have a guest post from University of Colorado (CU) student, Brad Revare.
Brad graduated  from CU with a Bachelor in Economics and currently is a 2nd year graduate student at the CU law school. Brad is working his way through school as a college tutor giving him special insight as he shares his three […]

3Tips To Finding the Best College Tutor

written by Brad Revare
Finding the right college tutor can be challenging. Here are three steps to hiring the best tutor for your son or daughter:
Only hire tutors that have been vetted by others. This can mean your school has approved them to tutor and/or they have testimonials reviewing their effectiveness. Always ask tutors for references. […]

A Frightening Reality for Parents of Recent College Grads

Not to be Debbie Downers or anything but we believe it’s helpful for parents of college students to see the obstacles our college kids are facing. It’s hard for most of us to relate to because of the expectations of our  generation which are based on our own college experiences. Here’s the latest info for […]

Transferring to Another College: Make Sure It’s For The Right Reasons

Statistics from the US Dept. of Education suggest that close to 60% of college students will attend more than one school before they graduate.  Some of these are vertical moves, when a student moves up from their two-year college to a four-year college to obtain a Bachelor’s Degree.  These moves are usually positive ones, with […]

FERPA – The College Information Highway Roadblock

One of the hardest things to get used to as a college parent is that according to the rules of the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA,) when your child reaches the age of 18 they are magically fully in charge of their education. When your student was in high school, you likely received […]

10 Things for Moms to Know About College Student Orientation

(Updated July 2012.)
If your student is college-bound you’ll likely be headed to orientation this summer. Between the two of us we’ve been through several orientations and find they come in varying sizes and flavors. In general there are two reoccurring messages for parents – let your kids go and be sure to pay their bills. […]

Choosing A Computer for the High School Graduate

A computer is a necessity for college students these days and it’s a GREAT graduation gift.
Since buying a computer is a major purchase, we want to share the things we’ve learned from our own college students experience that will help you through the decision-making process.
Your first decision – PC or Mac?
Your student has probably already […]