Monthly Archives: February 2011

What College Parents Should Do to Keep their Student in School.

About a third of college freshmen won’t make it back for their sophomore year. There are many reasons for this including: money issues, academic problems, family issues, loneliness, etc. Unfortunately college retention rates have been trending lower over the past 20 years.

College staff and administrators pay a great deal of attention to this issue. However, what should college parents do to ensure that their student remains in college and eventually gets their degree?

In future posts, we will address this issue, and include some suggestions that we are gathering from college staff, successful college students, college parents, and college retention experts.