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Preparing Your Freshman for Life with a Roommate

The challenges of living with a stranger. By Anne Vaccaro Brady A friend emailed me the other day worried about the fact that her soon-to-be college freshman appears to have nothing in common with the girl who will be her … Continue reading

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A Parent’s Guide to College 101 & 102

Tips on easing the stress level in your house as your freshman transitions to campus. By Anne Vaccaro Brady As move-in day approaches for college freshmen, the tension builds at home as parents and teens scramble to figure out what … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts as My Life as a College Parent Winds Down

I only have a year left to refer to myself as the mom of a college student.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady The youngest of my two kids is entering his senior year of college. Come next August, I won’t be … Continue reading

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A Basic Guide to College Campus Safety

A common sense approach works best. By Anne Vaccaro Brady College students often believe they are in a protected community on campus. But no matter the size of the school, the reality is that crime and accidents happen. With Parents’ … Continue reading

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Advice for Your College Freshman

Experienced parents share their words of wisdom. Sending your kids off to college, whether they’re living on campus or commuting from home, is a lot like the day you left them at kindergarten. You may be wondering if this is … Continue reading

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