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Teen won’t return to University – Parent Tips

Tara Cunningham College Life

These are incredibly uncertain times we are living through. No one knows if a second wave of COVID-19 is coming or if a vaccine will be found soon. Talk is of Covid and nothing else. But we have to talk about our kids returning to school and University. Teen won’t return to university. If this is a situation you find …

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Does attending an Ivy really matter? Pro’s & Con’s

Tara Cunningham College Life

If you’re asking the question then you as a student or your child is giving it some thought. There’s no reason why an Ivy shouldn’t be part of your college application. Here’s the pro’s and con’s of attending. Does attending an Ivy really matter? What are the true benefits of attending an Ivy? There are certainly benefits but also some …

How do I Stop Worrying About my College Kid – 5 Steps to Success

Tara Cunningham College Life

My daughter left for college, which was an incredible milestone. She was anxious to go but soon settled into her new routine. But I strarted to become so anxious every time she went out with friends. Here’s how I managed to control it. Why am I so anxious about my daughter away at college? It’s normal to be concerned about …

Living in Dorms – 5 Tips to Survival

Holly Cunningham College Life

So you got your place in college and are all set to move to dorms. But do you know what to expect? It is always better to be prepared. Here’s how I managed the transition. Living in dorms. Moving to college will be certainly a wild and exciting time but there are some things that you may not be expecting. …

I Hate My College Course – Don’t Quit Yet!

Tara Cunningham College Life

You know you should have switched course when you had the opportunity but you didn’t. Now well into the first semester and it’s not the course you thought it was going to be. Here’s how to get on top of things. I hate my college course. Before you do anything drastic you need to look at all aspects of what’s …

How To Prepare My Child For College (Simple Beginners Guide)

Tara Cunningham College Life

My daughter has done her final exams and is set to go to college this fall. But am I ready and is she? We must not stand in our children’s way no matter how much we will miss them. My child is going to college and so she must be prepared. She has never lived away from home before and …

Should I Study At Home Or Library (The Pros and Cons)

Holly Cunningham College Life

In order for your exams to go well you need to have a dedicated space. This could be at home or in a library. There are pros and cons to both. Should I study at home or at the library? Studying at home is preferable but not always achievable. The library is also a good choice however it needs to …

How To Start Preparing For College (The Ultimate Beginners Guide)

Holly Cunningham College Life

So you have your place in college but now comes the hard part for some. The move. If your college of choice is more than 40-50 miles away then you will have to consider moving out of home. This was the case for me. Here’s how I managed it. How do you prepare for college? By being organised and setting …