What to Do When Your Parents Hate Your College Choices

college parents dissaproveToo big of a party school. Too far away. Too expensive. You worked so hard to find your best match colleges and all your parents can do is complain! This is supposed to be a happy, exciting time, but the rift between you and mom and dad is getting to be a bit much.

When your parents disprove of your decision to attend your dream college it just adds an extra layer of unneeded stress. So how can you move past arguing about the reasons why your top choice college is your top choice?

John Carpenter, author of Going Geek: What Every Smart Kid (and Every Smart Parent) Should Know About College Admissions, has some seriously good advice for how to handle this situation. Read more…

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