By Joel Epstein
Tough roommates. Alcohol and drug use. cash issues. educational strain. aiding your college-bound baby make fit choices-in the midst of newfound freedoms and extraordinary excesses-presents a wholly new quarter of parenting demanding situations. Joel Epstein, a student and chief within the box of post-secondary scholar affairs, bargains mom and dad pleasant and useful recommendation approximately supporting their little ones with the transition to varsity existence.
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Under oath, several members of the hockey team admitted they had not told the truth earlier and provided details. UVM’s president Judith Ramaley then canceled the remainder of the season. 20 The Right School for Your Child—And You we work hard and play hard. . Watch out. Any school that boasts this mentality does not deserve the attention of serious students and conscientious candidates, including your child. “Playing hard” does not refer to the school’s athletic program. As the evening news has demonstrated these past few years, a school that portrays itself as hard working and hard drinking is a catastrophe waiting to happen.
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A Parent's Guide to Sex, Drugs, and Flunking Out: Answers to the Questions Your College Student Doesn't Want You to Ask by Joel Epstein