Welcome to Parent Perspectives!
Parent Perspectives is an e-newsletter series designed especially for parents of prospective students of Assumption College.
December 11, 2019
KAREN PELLETIER, Vice President of Operations and Director of Education and Workforce Development at the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce, shares why Worcester is the ideal city for college students.WHY WORCESTER WILL IMPACT YOUR CHILD’S COLLEGE EXPERIENCE
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
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
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
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.3 TIPS FOR WORKING WITH YOUR SCHOOL COUNSELING OFFICE
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.STUDY ABROAD: MAKING THE MOST OF THE UNDERGRADUATE EXPERIENCE
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