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A Cornell Dean’s Advice For Parents Of New College Students – Forbes

Are you a parent of a new college student?

Forbes has published excellent advice to help the entire family adjust. The advice is from David DeVries, associate dean for undergraduate education in Cornell’s College of Arts and Sciences.

Some of the highlights include allowing the students to “figure it out for themselves,” advice on managing studying and sticky roommate situations, and more serious matters such as homesickness, insecurity, anger and disappointment.

Here’s the article:
Some Advice For Parents Of New College Students – Forbes.

sharon-epstein-college-essay-writing-and-interview-skillsSharon Epstein is owner of First Impressions College Consulting in Redding, Connecticut. A Writers Guild Award-winner and two-time Emmy Award nominee, Sharon teaches students how to master interview skills, write killer resumes, and transform their goals, dreams and experiences into memorable college application essays. She works with students everywhere: in-person, by phone, Skype and email. Visit her website for more info. Connect on Google+, Pinterest and Twitter.