Moms of College Kids

College - they're kind of grown up, but still are our kids. How often to stay in touch, how much info do you want/need, what's our role in choosing classes, majors, etc. What about the the whole college application process? It is an exciting time, but also can be so stressful. Join the community and share your experiences going through this last chapter of childhood.

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Financial Aid Appeals

My daughter just received word that she got into her #1 college. Unfortunately, it is private at >$50k a year, and they are only offering her $1300 (what an insult). Another...

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Struggling with unmotivated daughter

In the fall of 2008, we sent our sweet, attractive, daughter (who was a straight-A student in high school) off to college. We were so proud of her. A year and a half later, she...

Started by Katherine on 06/13/2011 in Moms Of College Kids

Last update on 06/26/2011 by Mary Alice

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Eating and College

My daughter is going to college - she and her girlfriend last year where work out buddies, they would eat right all week and then binge on a weekend day. When she started...

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Funding for college

My son received his award letter today showing that he can get 1/3 of the funding for the college expenses and the other 2/3 will but up to be for a parent plus loan. Need some...

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Empty Nest - Pulling my kids back in?

I have 2 daughters, aged 27 and 22. The eldest, Laura, is very independent and has now moved halfway across the world to live with her husband. The youngest, Shelly, is very...

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GRADE HELP

My daughter has weighted GPA 3.5 and non weighted 3.2 here grades dropped due to family problem my husband had an stroke. second semester she will get maximum 4.5 maximum she...

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College trouble?

My son is home from college and is thinking of not going back, how do I encourage him to return? (He is 20)

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Schorships

Does anyone have any great ideas on finding scholarships? My daughter will be going to college in 2 years.

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My daughter won't let me help!

A lot of you maybe wish you had my problem. My daughter is in trouble fincaially and she won't let me help. I might be just reacting as a mom, but well, everytime I try to send...

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