A great way to get involved at college is to encourage your teen to participate in a decorating contest for their dorm room or apartment! Snacks will earn them extra credit… Here is some great Halloween decor for a dorm room or an apartment.
The FAFSA can take hours to fill out. Do not wait for the due date. There are documents that you will need to have in hand to make this process much easier. Take your time and don’t make mistakes. Fill it out ASAP to receive both need based and merit based aid for your student. Here are some helpful tips for filling out the FAFSA.
Follow my blog with BloglovinWhat I'm learning and loving in this month of October! "Smart Parents" in October is a series that I'm continuing. I will talk about a few things that I am learning in my life, and also a few things that I am loving. I will do this...
Christmas with teens can be special, so make plans that they want to be a part of! This is my favorite time of the year with my kids. Your time is limited, so it’s fun to make use of it in all the ways that your kids love.
The holidays will be upon us before we know it. Here are 25 days for a teenage Christmas that you can incorporate into your schedule to make things easier on you in the long run. The list includes activities, but also ways to be prepared for later in the month so that...
Melanie Prather Studer has spent the last thirty years as a mother and teacher- preschool through middle school. When her kids became teenagers, Melanie started keeping notes and doing research to help her children get a head start on getting into college and ultimately out into the real world.
Resources I Recommend
Learn exactly what you need to talk about with your middle and high schoolers who are planning to go to college and why.
The College Preparation Planner
This 142 page planner has everything you need to organize the college search, preparation, and application process.
How to Win Scholarships
This guide shows exactly what parents can do to help their students prepare their scholarship applications in a way that will set them apart and get them noticed by the judges