What Will Your College Freshman Really Need in the Dorm?

What are the 10 most useful items your student will need for college?|parentinghighschoolers.com

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Best 10 Items Needed for a Dorm Room Hey, it’s approaching soon…  That bittersweet day when your baby-not-baby heads off to college.  How can this be?  Just yesterday he was crawling around in his diaper!  Just yesterday she was playing with her baby doll and twirling around the house in her little tutu!  You blinked, and now they are practically grown!  Seriously, we have to think about moving them out of our houses and into a dorm room.  It’s not so bad if you are organized to begin with.  We are here to help! Now …

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How to Plan a Budget with Your College-Bound Teen

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin Do you have a senior in high school who’s thinking about college? We do, and I am so glad that I have been here before so that I know what to expect!  The biggest concern for us, and many others will be all of the expenses.  Here are some things that we learned the first time around, as well as some things that I wish we had known. Make sure that you and your senior are on the same page about all expenses.  *This post may contain affiliate links.  This means , at no additional cost …

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The Truth About College and Student Loan Debt

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin There are many reasons that you should be making plans for the future. Does your child’s future include college?  One big reason to begin making plans for college is MONEY!!! Something else to think about is that your child’s future will greatly be affected by the choices he or she makes today.   These two factors were at the top of the list while our oldest son was deciding on a college. 42 MILLION students owe $1.3 TRILLION in student debt!!!! This number is astronomical already and is growing with each semester.  Make decisions based …

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