Oct 14

Preparing for Parents’ Weekend

It may seem like it was just yesterday that you were dropping off your freshman in his or her first college dorm room.  But, for many schools, Parents’ Weekend has already arrived. 
This planned weekend provides the perfect opportunity for a fun – but brief – visit on campus.  By now, your child will have settled in a bit, but perhaps not so much that he or she wouldn’t appreciate a hug from mom – or maybe a little help with the laundry.  Plus the school usually has a set itinerary of different types of lectures, dinners, sporting events, and shows that highlight some of the best aspects of collegiate life.
However, as pointed out by Lori Santos in her piece about Parents’ Weekend, you likely