Welcome to Parent Perspectives!

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

Explore Our Parent Perspectives e-Series

We know what an important endeavor choosing a college is, 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 college search process. Topics include financial aid, student life, academic programs and reminders about deadlines and events to keep your college search on track. Each issue of Parent Perspectives is posted here.

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


Michael DiPiazza

November 6, 2019

MICHAEL DIPIAZZA, Director of Undergraduate Admission, 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 11, 2019

MONICA M. BLONDIN, Director of Financial Aid, recommends every family consider applying for financial aid, regardless of their financial situation. She also shares some helpful tips on the process for completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), which is the first step in applying for financial aid.

Guide to Beginning the Financial Aid Process
Jessica McCaughey

September 25, 2019

JESSICA MCCAUGHEY, Associate Director of Visit Experience, talks about how visiting college campuses is the ideal opportunity to determine which is the right fit for your student. A campus visit provides a true sense of the college’s environment; the relationship between students and faculty, the campus community, and facilities.

6 Questions to Keep in Mind When Planning Your College Visits
Mike Perron

August 30, 2019

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.

Hannah White

July 22, 2019

HANNAH WHITE, Class of 2021, pursued the unique opportunity to travel abroad and experience Assumption's Rome, Italy, campus which is ranked as a Top 10 Study Abroad Program by Best College Reviews.

Karen Amaral

June 21, 2019

KAREN AMARAL, Director of Enrollment Operations and a parent of four children ages 21 to 31, has discovered some helpful tips that have made the summer before her children's senior year very productive.

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