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. […]