Are you a parent of a student who will attend college or has recently started attending college? Whatever the case may be, it can be difficult for someone to go from high school to living in an apartment independently. It takes time and effort, but little things can help new college students succeed. Here are six things every young person should know on ensuring success at the University or College they attend.
Once your teen graduates high school, he or she may seek out a college degree. However, getting ready for college can be difficult since the workloads become larger and more challenging. Naturally, you want your child to do well in college, so check out these tips to help your teen start the first semester of college right.
There are many odds and ends to see to when sending your child away to college. It will be their first time away and independent of you, and that can be worrisome. Here are a few things you can do to set your mind at ease.
College is an important step in your child’s life. They join over 18 million young adults who have entered as freshmen or are finishing up their lives in secondary education. It can be both scary and thrilling to begin a new chapter in their life. It’s the same for you. While you’re sad your child is leaving you’re also happy they can fulfill their dream. Unfortunately, the only way to make them feel comfortable in their new environment is to sometimes move their entire room with them to the dorm or apartment. This can be a stressful situation for you and your student. However, there are ways to ease the panic long before moving day. Here are some ways to simplify the relocation of your child for college.
It is not unusual to worry about paying for the college costs of your child. If you have more than one, the pressure can be even greater. Fortunately, there are ways to navigate the process without cashing out your retirement while allowing your children to enjoy the college experience. With multiple children, it can be hard to determine what is fair and what is not when helping to pay for college. Making sure that you provide the documentation, such as tax forms, needed for your child to complete the FAFSA is the single most important thing you can do to help them with college expenses.
As summer vacation dwindles to a close, you may be wondering how your college classroom might look this coming semester. Each semester presents different obstacles for college professors, sometimes throwing in an unexpected change to the way you need to present your lessons to your classes. If you’ve never had a hearing-impaired student in one of your classes, learning how to accommodate their learning needs might be difficult. You’ll need to reassess how you present your material, contact, and hire an interpreter and rethink how group work can be done.
Why I regretted getting high marks at college? Image by PourquoiPas from Pixabay Since I was 13, I always wanted to prove that I was smart because someone had told me they thought I was of ‘average intelligence’. Although they didn’t mean this as an insult, I took it to be such and it drove […]