Welcome to Parent Perspectives!
Parent Perspectives is an e-newsletter series designed especially for parents of prospective students of Assumption College.
April 20, 2019
CONWAY CAMPBELL, Dean of Students, shares some examples of how students can become a part of Assumption’s vibrant student life through the College's many clubs and organizations.Student Life at Assumption College
March 19, 2019
JENNIFER MORRISON, Associate Dean for the First Year, discusses the transition from high school to college and how Assumption ensures that students have support throughout this process, starting from day one.Easing the Transition from High School to College
February 22, 2019
SHANNON CURTIS, Director of the Career Development and Internship Center at Assumption, discusses the unique career services programs the College offers its students.Charting a Path to Success at Assumption and Beyond
December 7, 2018
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 Student’s College Experience
November 6, 2018
MICHAEL DIPIAZZA, Director of Undergraduate Admission, shares some helpful tips as he understands and appreciates the time you have spent helping your student navigate the exciting, but often overwhelming, college search process.
October 12, 2018
MICHAEL DIPIAZZA, Director of Undergraduate Admission, recommends every family consider applying for financial aid, regardless of their financial situation, and so he 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, 2018
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 31, 2018
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 20, 2018
ZACHARY SZYMKOWICZ, Class of 2017 and Study Abroad Alumnus, pursued the unique opportunity to study abroad through 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 22, 2018
KAREN AMARAL, Director of Technology for Enrollment Management and a parent of four children ages 20 to 30, 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