Right Major + Right College = Career Success - Helping you get where you were meant to be.
RSS Follow Become a Fan

Delivered by FeedBurner


Recent Posts

Biggest Problem for Accepted Students
Will My College Be Open?
College in the Era of Covid
Student Loan Interest Rates Drop for 2020-21
Not All Info on the Web about FAFSA is Accurate

Most Popular Posts

Essay Topic: What will you contribute to our campus?
Got an IEP? Don't forget to take it to college.
Discouraging Words
Will Social Media Affect Your Child's Chances?
What to do when things change

Categories

Acceptance
Accepted? Now What?
Admission Decisions
Admission Essays
Adult Students
Athletes and College
Campus Safety
Career Planning and College
Choosing the best college for you
College Admission Deadlines
College Admission Decisions
College Admission Essays
College Admission Tests
College application process
College Applications
College Buyer Beware
College Camp
College Choice
College Costs
College Counseling and Advising
College Entrance Exams
College Freshman Adjustment
College Graduation and Beyond
College Major
College Myths
College Prep
College Prep Opportunities
College Recruitment
College Scholarships
College succcess
College Transfer
Early preparation for college
Education Consumerism
FAFSA
FInancial Aid
Financial Aid and Scholarships
GAP Year
GAP Year and Summer Programs
Getting in....or not
Good advice
Grad School
Graduate to a Job
Highly Selective Colleges
IEP
It's all in the timing
Jobs
Kids Today
Learning Disability Accommodations
Majors
Maturity
Media Treatment of College Information
Money and College
MOOC
Moolahversity
Online College
Parent and Grandparent Support
Parent and Grandparent Support in the College Process
Parent and student relationships in the college process
Parenting Teens
Picking a college
Planning for College Success
Positioning Students for Success
SAT and ACT
Scholarships
Social Media and College
Start Planning Early
Student Development
Student Loan Debt
Student Loans
Student Posts About Their Experiences
Success Hints
Summer Activities
Summer college prep
Surviving fall semester fo the senior year
The College-Job Connection
The Junior Year
To-do lists
Tranferring
Transcripts
Value of College
powered by

College Talk Blog

Campus Safety

What to tell your high school graduate before he leaves for college

The recent high school graduate in your house who is about to leave town to go to  college or attend college near home needs good advice to prepare to safely and successfully navigate a college campus.  Parents are the perfect people to give such advice.  And although colleges offer orientation programs to entering freshmen, parents should not leave these lessons to others.  Hearing these messages more than once increases the chance that students will hear and understand them.

Tucked into college, safe and sound?

It is every parent's dream.  You are driving away from a beautiful college campus after dropping your happy new freshman off for their initial flight from the nest. 
 
You feel sure that you have done everything you can to launch your son or daughter into a wonderful university life. The dorm room is furnished.  Freshman orientation is over.  The room mate looks normal.  You found a way to pay tuition.  And you are reasonably sure that your young adult family member is enrolled in a program that will help them, in just four years, to become an economically self-sufficient citizen.