What nobody tells you when your child is the first to go to college
Your role in your child’s path to college is more important than you may think. Here’s what you need to know.
What I wish I’d known: Advice for first-to-college freshmen (and their parents)
Is your teen headed to college? These students remember what their first year was like — and have insight to share.
14 must-have life skills for teens
Don't let your child leave for college without mastering these key life skills!
Who’s afraid of an empty nest?
A mother braces herself for one of the biggest parenting transitions of all: her youngest child’s departure.
Some notable people who’ve influenced our world have another distinction that may surprise you: they were the first in their family to graduate from college.
Beware for-profit colleges
Many for-profit colleges aren’t worth the tuition — or the debt your teen will walk away with.
Why are so many college students returning home?
Kids are applying to college, getting in, and beginning freshman year — and then dropping out in record numbers. Here are the top reasons why.
Talking to teens about dating, sex, relationships, and consent in the hookup culture
What your teens need to know — whether they want to hear it or not.
Visiting colleges — even when you can’t go in person
College visits are an essential part of the application process. Use these tips to make these visits happen — even if you can’t afford to be there in person.