As a child prepares to begin their college search process, parents are met with an unprecedented feeling. Knowing that this is such an influential period of their child’s life, it can be difficult for parents to truly allow their child to lead the way without micromanaging every step of the way. While it’s true that certain levels of support, such as reminders of deadlines or helping cover application fees, are helpful, many parents will go to more excessive lengths. In turn, this can upset a child, who believes they’re approaching their first true taste of independence. In hopes to avoid having to upset your child, it’s important you establish a prospering balance between parent and peer. To learn more on how to keep the parent-student relationship healthy throughout these times, please take a look at the resource appearing alongside this post.
The Parent-Student Relationship In College Searches for more information on the college search process, be sure to check out the Encourage App