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This transition to College is a huge event for both you and your student. Listed below are articles to help you support your student during this time.
Student Transition to College
Parents can be more helpful to their students when they understand what most concerns them about the transition from high school to college. Some concerns are general, some more specific to “K.” We encourage you to read about the Most Common Concerns in the First Year of College for strategies that may ease some of the fears of your new college student.
Parenting a College Student
Sending a child off to college is a major family event. The young adult who returns after the first year of college is not likely to be the same as the one whom you will leave on the first day of orientation. Read the Parenting a College student page for strategies to prepare yourself and your student during this transition.
More Advice and Guidance…
Listen to The Chill Factory’s podcast episode, Worried About My College Kid to learn about when and how parents and allies can bring up mental health and suicide with their kids and friends.