The Parent-Student Relationship In College Searches

As a parent, preparing a child for the real world that they will face come high school graduation begins with the college search process. This marks the first steps into adulthood for children, as the decisions they make will influence their future for years to come. Every effort parents make throughout this process should be one that facilitates a better and brighter future for their children. However, as parents witness their now young adults spread their wings and leave the nest, it can be difficult to maintain this effort. Whether it be related to the sorrow of the parents losing them to this process, or the jealousy of the parents that never were able to experience something like college in their day; it’s very easy to overlook the importance of what being a parent in these moments means. The key for every parent is to strike a balance of helping the soon-to-be-adult without taking over the process. For more information on the ways in which you can aid your soon-to-be college student throughout the college search and application processes, be sure to check out the infographic accompanying this post.

The Parent-Student Relationship In College Searches for more information on the college search process, be sure to check out the Encourage App

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