Welcome to Parent Perspectives!

Parent Perspectives is an e-newsletter series designed especially for parents of prospective students of Assumption University.

Explore Our Parent Perspectives e-Series

We know how important it is to choose the right university, and we are here to help and provide suggestions and guidance as you and your family embark on this new journey.

Within Parent Perspectives, you will find helpful information to keep your family on track throughout the search process. Topics include financial aid, student life, academic programs and reminders about deadlines and events to keep your college/university search on track. Each issue of Parent Perspectives is posted here.

This is an exciting time for you and your family as you look for your son or daughter's home for the next four years and we are honored to be sharing the journey with you!

 

Shannon Curtis

January 19, 2021

SHANNON CURTIS, Director of the Career Development and Internship Center at Assumption, discusses the unique career development programs the University offers its students.

CHARTING A PATH TO SUCCESS AT ASSUMPTION AND BEYOND
Karen Pelletier

December 18, 2020

KAREN PELLETIER, executive vice president at the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce, shares why Worcester is the ideal city for college students.

WHY WORCESTER WILL IMPACT YOUR STUDENT’S COLLEGE EXPERIENCE
William Mortimer

November 30, 2020

WILLIAM MORTIMER, Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management, shares some helpful tips as he understands and appreciates the time you have spent helping your child navigate the exciting, but often overwhelming, college search process.

5 TIPS FOR PARENTS IN THE APPLICATION PROCESS
Monica Blondin

October 27, 2020

MONICA M. BLONDIN, Director of Financial Aid at Assumption University and Massachusetts Association of Financial Aid Administrators (MASFAA) President, recommends every family consider applying for financial aid and shares some helpful tips on the process for completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

GUIDE TO BEGINNING THE FINANCIAL AID PROCESS
Jessica McCaughey

October 13, 2020

JESSICA MCCAUGHEY, Associate Director of Admission, talks about how experiencing college campuses virtually or in person is the ideal opportunity to determine which is the right fit for your student - even during the coronavirus pandemic.

How to Explore Colleges and Universities During Covid-19
Mike Perron

September 30, 2020

MIKE PERRON, Assistant Director of Admission and a former high school counselor/guidance director for 35 years, provides some tips for utilizing your child’s school counseling office.

3 TIPS FOR WORKING WITH YOUR SCHOOL COUNSELING OFFICE
Karen Amaral

June 29, 2020

KAREN AMARAL, Director of Enrollment Operations and a parent of four children ages 22 to 32, shares some helpful tips that will make the summer before your child’s senior year very productive.

3 Tips to Make the Most of Summer with your university-bound student