• Parents’ Involvement Crucial to Teens’ Adjustment to College

    When the time came for me to decide where I wanted to go for college, I didn’t know where I wanted to study. Even though I’d started my own little collection of college and university brochures, it wasn’t until the counseling staff at my high school began announcing certain college application deadlines were approaching that I actually thought about what my life after high school would look like. I asked myself questions like, “Should I go away to college or stay in Illinois?” and “Should I enroll in a large, public institution or a small, private one?” The only thing I knew for sure was that I wanted to go…