Sending your child to college this fall? Read this first.

May 2014 Newsletter If you can identify with a May 1st deadline, you are likely dealing with a rising college student.  For those who are not aware, May 1st is the date by which decisions must be made to accept the “college of their choice.”  As we approach Memorial Day weekend, most families are deep in the throes of final exams, final concerts, graduations and the associated parties to celebrate the accomplishments of their graduates.  This is indeed a time for celebration. However, if you look a bit deeper, it is also likely a time of angst as parents worry they haven’t accomplished everything necessary before their child leaves for college.  There are the obvious things, like packing and paying the tuition when it comes due.  There are also some essentials you may not have thought about, which need to be discussed before your child leaves the nest.  Not only will it help make your life easier in the long-term, but it can go a long way toward clearly setting expectations and laying a good foundation for your young adult’s Read on! →