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How “Parents’ Weekend” Has Evolved and Why You Should Take Notice

How well do the schools on your prospective college student’s list include parents and family members once your student has enrolled? Do they offer a text messaging alert system for parents? Do they have a Parent’s Association to get involved in? How about involvement with the Parent Fund? Can you get online access to the […]

University Students Push for Tuition Increases

That’s right, folks. On some campuses, students actually want their universities to bill them more this year than last.  It’s a matter of quality, they say.  Some things you just can’t skimp on, apparently. An article entitled “The True Cost of Tuition Freezes at Public Colleges” in yesterday’s Chronicle of Higher Education (registration required) focuses […]

How Competitive is College Admissions? Enough to Tempt Parents to Behave Badly

The Chicago Tribune ran a story on Monday about the lengths to which some parents will go to get their darlings into college.  The whole process of selecting and applying to college is certainly stresseful.  And there is no doubt that the competition is fierce. It’s also true that in some school communities, the competition […]