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5 Questions Families Should Ask College-Bound Students

1. What is your goal? College is expensive, challenging, and time-consuming. Understanding why you and your student are investing in college will help you make better decisions. Ask your student: “why are you going to college?” Discuss the answer. It may be surprisingly difficult to get to a definite answer, but for most families, the […]

7 Questions Families Should Ask New College Students

Even if your college student does not answer you, it’s helpful just to ask these questions — every time you ask, you plant a seed in their mind. 1. Are you going to class? Students should not miss more than 1-2 classes per semester. Remember, every missed class is a waste of money and a […]