College life

After all the hard work and preparation, your student has made it to the first day of classes. Every student’s experience is different, and it can be hard to know what to expect. We have information and advice to help with the transition.

 

Virtual classrooms
 
 

Steps to digital learning success

As many colleges and universities move to digital formats, we offer tips for your student to succeed in their remote classes.

 

Let’s go digital

Gap year
 
 

Taking a college gap year

So your student wants to take a gap year — here’s the inside scoop on what that’s all about, and how it can benefit your student.

 

Plan a gap year

Mentoring
 
 

Yes, mentoring is still a thing

Here’s why it’s a good idea for your student to find a mentor in high school and college.

 

How to mentor up

College after COVID-19
 
 

What will college look like in the fall (and beyond)?

Listen to a group of esteemed university leaders answer some questions about what we might expect for the fall 2020 semester.

Listen now

Going to Graduate School
 

Why your student should consider graduate school

Four reasons why your student should consider graduate school.

 

Grad-u-what school?

Embracing Diversity
 

One big mosaic: Embracing diversity

Part two of our diversity series shows us that embracing diversity can mean swallowing the fear of not being accepted by others based on differences.

The same, but different

Transferring to a different university
 
 

Transferring to a different university

Everything you need to know about the transfer process, whether your student is in their first year of college or a senior.

Considering a transfer?

College classrooms
 
 

What do college classrooms look like?

College classrooms come in all shapes and sizes. Students learn in traditional lecture halls, outdoors and in professionally simulated environments.

Explore college classrooms

Campus diversity
 
 

One big mosaic: Diversity on college campuses

A diverse college campus means students have a range of countries of origin, cultural and ethnic identities, religious beliefs, income levels and political affiliations.

Why diversity is valuable

Family Weekend
 

What is Family Weekend?

Bridge the gap between a student’s college experience and family time at family weekend.

 

What’s it like?

Student productivity
 
 

How your student can become more productive

Let’s explore the science of productivity with AsapSCIENCE.

Increase productivity

Student away from home
 

How to support your student from afar

Keep in touch with your student and help them manage homesickness. Here's how.

I want to be supportive

Getting a job
 

No job experience. No job?

Showing job experience when your student has never had a job. How to help your student get the edge needed to find and land their first real job.

Get hired

Student success
 
 

Helping your student think their way to success

When it comes to personal growth, knowing that they can improve is key to student success.

Success ahead

Time management
 
 

How to help your student improve their time management skills

Avoiding common pitfalls to improve time management skills.

Learn better skills

Studying abroad
 
 

Why your student should consider studying abroad

Studying abroad is an amazing experience. It’s a great way for your student to see the world and experience new cultures.

Consider this

College relationships
 

Why college relationships matter

Discover what matters most when it comes to success and well-being in life.

Tell me more

First semester of college
 
 

What your student should do to prepare for their first semester of college

This seven-item action plan will help your student be as prepared as possible for their college adventure.

Great, seven is my lucky number

Career goals
 

Talking to your student about career goals

Students should start building an amazing resume sooner rather than later.

#goals

Student tax filing information
 
 

Filing taxes for college students

Is your student a dependent according to the IRS? Find out here.

 

How do I know?

Setting goals
 
 

Ready, set, goal!

Discover how to help your student achieve their goals. We’ll help you simplify the process.

Let’s begin the goal setting fun

College summer break
 

Helping your student choose their summer break adventure

Summer break ideas to help your student make the most of their free time by working toward their future while still having fun.

Plan a summer adventure

Identity theft
 

Be protective: Helping your student guard against identity theft

Identity theft and corporate breaches continue to make the news. Make sure your student is informed about how to stay protected from hackers.

Stop ID theft

Changes in college student
 

How to deal with changes in your college student

College will inevitably change your student in a variety of ways. These changes might be welcome changes or they could be drastic, less desirable ones.

Tell me how to deal

Dealing with anxiety
 
 

How to deal with anxiety when your child goes to college

It’s not uncommon at all to feel sad or anxious when your child leaves for college. Here’s how to approach this change.

#whoosah

College life
 

What parents should know about college life

We’ve all been there. Needs change as your child grows. So what does parenting a college student look and feel like. We asked a parent of four college students.

What should I know

Best Used Cars
 

Best used cars for college students

If you're thinking about buying a car for your college student. Consider the cars on our best used cars for college students list.

Let's go!