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How to Choose the Right Student-Parent Friendly College

Returning to school to pursue a degree is a big decision and a significant undertaking for any adult learner. Student parents face an even greater challenge, as they must manage finances, class time, studying, and course work between the never-ending job of caring for their family.   Earning a degree can be a rite of passage …

5 Tips for Parents in College

Adjusting to an undergraduate or graduate degree program can be a challenge for any student. This transition can be even more difficult for a student parent who is juggling family obligations and work on top of their class schedule and school work.  Despite these challenges, many parents pursue a degree in order to create a …

Resource and Help for Single Parents in College

The number of student parents who have enrolled in college has doubled over the past decade. And of those 4.3 million students with children, over 3.5 million of them are single parents. Single parents, more than any other group of college students, face some of the toughest hurdles to earning their degree.  Over 88 percent …

8 Things You May Not Have Realized About Student Parents

It could be a mother of two sitting next to you in class, or a single father whose face you see in an online classroom. Chances are, you couldn’t pick out a student parent in a classroom, but there’s a good chance that you may know one.  A number of students with children often decide …

Student Parents: Balancing School, Work, & Child Care During COVID-19 

Working From Home With Kids With schools and child care facilities shutting down or moving to online instruction due to COVID-19, working from home with kids has become a daily struggle for parents. Add in working toward a certification program or online classes of your own, and you’ve got a jam-packed schedule and a recipe …