If you have a newly minted college student in the family, there can be a lot to navigate and you might be feeling especially nervous about sending them off on their own. What if they get sick or have a problem with their class schedule? What if they’re homesick (and what if they’re not)? We talked to some experienced parents to get their take on how to successfully adjust and came away with 4 essential tips for letting go and easing the transition while sending a child off to college.
There are bound to be bumps in this new college road you’re traveling with your student, but hopefully these tips will help ease the transition and make you both feel more confident as you pack up the suitcases or car and say goodbye for awhile. We’re wishing you and your new college student a great first semester.
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