Coping with Homesickness in College

Coping with Homesickness in College

This post may contain affiliate links. You can read my disclosure page for more information.   Homesickness. It is defined as the distress caused by being away from home. It can happen to anyone at any age. But it can be particularly acute for college students,...
Apps Every College Student Needs

Apps Every College Student Needs

School is starting back up again everywhere! Colleges are starting their fall semester and students have to get back in the swing. Managing everything a college student has to do can be challenging and any help is welcomed. This week I want to talk about some apps...
Senior Year College Move-In Day

Senior Year College Move-In Day

This post may contain affiliate links. You can read my disclosure page for more information.   We just got back from moving our daughter back into her college dorm for her senior year. SENIOR YEAR! It has gone so fast. We were due for a good one, because junior...
Upcoming College Scholarship Workshop

Upcoming College Scholarship Workshop

This post may contain affiliate links. You can read my disclosure page for more information.   If you have a student in college or one who is about to start, you know all too well how expensive it can be. I can’t think of any family who wouldn’t...
Anatomy of an Awesome Freshman Dorm Room

Anatomy of an Awesome Freshman Dorm Room

This post may contain affiliate links. You can read my disclosure page for more information.   My daughter and I were at five below recently and when I turned down the aisle with all the dorm stuff, I shuddered a little, thinking back to the summer three years...
Change to the SAT: The Adversity Index

Change to the SAT: The Adversity Index

UPDATE: This blog was posted in May 2019, and on August 28, 2019 word came from the College Board that they had heard parents’ concerns and made the decision to not include the Adversity Index in its consideration of student college applications.  ...