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  • Starting college isn’t just a transition for students. These seven college tips for parents and guardians can ease the transition for yourself and your student.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/7-college-tips-for-parents-adjusting-to-parenting-an-adult/
  • Thousands face the challenges that come with caring for aging parents. Brian E. Eck, Ph.D., offers insights to help people give their parents the support they need to live with security and dignity.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/20243/
  • As a parent or guardian, how do you best support your child in choosing a college? These resources can help as you narrow down choices to find out which school is the best fit.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/choosing-a-college-tips-for-parents/
  • Advice for parents and guardians of college students entering their first year: Check out these six tips from a parent for how to make this new time in life more exciting than ever, for both of you.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/advice-for-parents-of-college-students-6-pieces-of-first-year-wisdom/
  • From knowing what to pack for dorm life to ensuring your child has the tech tools they'll need for their first year of college, these resources can help.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/preparing-for-college-part-3-tips-for-parents-on-what-your-child-needs-or-doesnt-need/
  • Many decisions need to be made before your student starts college in the fall, but there’s one that’s easy: enrolling in college student health insurance.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/college-student-health-insurance-guide-3-tips-for-parents/
  • Families, how can you support your child in preparing for their first year of college? Here are some resources to help.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/preparing-for-college-tips-for-parents-for-supporting-the-first-year/
  • College move-in day can be pretty bittersweet. Here’s how to make it a weekend both students and families will remember forever.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/6-tips-for-parents-anticipating-their-childs-first-college-move-in-day/
  • In the second part of our series for families on preparing for college, we compiled a few resources that can help support your student as they prepare for campus life.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/preparing-for-college-part-2-tips-for-parents-on-campus-life/
  • Five frequently asked questions about FERPA asked by students and parents.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/understanding-ferpa/
  • While she never expected to be a parent a second time around, Marilyn Collins ’85 considers her four grandchildren the next reiteration of her mission—a role God had been preparing her for all of her life.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/16148/
  • If you’ve started to explore financing options for your child’s college education, you’ve likely wondered, “What is a Parent PLUS Loan?” at some point.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/what-is-a-parent-plus-loan-and-should-you-consider-applying/
  • Sharon Rice shares lessons learned while supporting her student during the study abroad experience.
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/12223/
  • New students and parents arrived on May 13, 2005, for their first experience as Cougars. The day allowed students to preregister for fall 2005 while parents attended sessions ...
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/7767/
  • During difficult economic times, the cost of higher education leaves many students and parents wondering if they can afford college.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/13979/
  • Craig Wallace, executive director of alumni and parent relations, discusses APU’s beloved annual Homecoming and Family Weekend and highlights its significance for students, alumni, and their parents.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/17807/
  • About 400 high school students and parents attended Preview Days, a weekend presented by APU's Office of Undergraduate Admissions that invited prospective students and parents to get to know APU.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/8653/
  • Nearly 2,000 Southern California teenagers and their parents, friends, pastors, coaches, and teachers gathered at APU for the 23rd annual Night of Champions.
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/12161/
  • Because schools shape children's character, and their character impacts society, experts encourage parents and educators to partner for the benefit of the children.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/17443/
  • On March 13, parents of Azusa fourth graders gathered at the first annual *Día de los Padres* (Parent Day) organized by the College Headed and Mighty Proud (C.H.A.M.P.) program.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/6011/
  • Both students and parents will find all the materials needed to ensure academic success this year—and every year—at the APU bookstore.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/4-tips-for-buying-your-college-textbooks-from-the-apu-bookstore/
  • The city of Glendora honored residents Bobby Duke, Ph.D., dean of APU’s School of Theology and Seminary, and his wife, Jenny, with a proclamation for their work as foster parents and advocates.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/apu-dean-bobby-duke-honored-by-city-during-national-foster-care-awareness-month/
  • Each year, students and parents dive into the college search process, comparing schools and costs, loans and scholarships, questioning, is a college degree worth the cost? Yes, it is.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/college-worth-the-cost/
  • Start saving for college early. As college costs increase, parents and guardians need to know which tools will help them save the most money.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/5-tools-to-help-make-saving-for-college-easier/
  • As superintendent of Walnut Valley Unified School District, Robert Taylor, M.A. '97, Ed.D. '06, navigates the district's challenges, placing children first and fostering collaboration among parents and teachers.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/21364/
  • The 2008-09 Servant Leader Award recipients were honored at the seventh annual Servant Leadership Award Luncheon. The event brought the recipients, nominators, and their parents together for the presentation of the awards.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/14478/
  • On October 23-25, APU celebrated Homecoming weekend, which draws hundreds of guests on campus, including alumni, current students, and their parents, who all have a chance to participate in a variety of activities.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/14727/
  • Born in Iran and adopted by American parents, Ghahre Pascale’s cultural blend gives him unique insight into the value of global citizenship, the plight of Iranian Christians, and making a Kingdom impact around the world.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/17438/
  • In honor of the late Kimasi Browne, Ph.D., Danielle Harris '16, M.S.'18 organized a 10-day trip with 19 students, faculty, staff and parents that aimed to learn how the past experiences of African Americans have impacted their present-day reality.
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/trip-through-the-southern-us-increases-awareness-and-understanding-of-racial-injustice/
  • “God called me from the chaos of my childhood to APU, providing a way even when it seemed impossible. Even though I don’t have parents in my life, God has brought me a family community through APU . . .”​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/christ-in-my-life-hannah-gibsons-faith-story/
  • The early action college application deadline is November 15 for many universities. Here are a few reasons why early action is the way to go.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/college-application-deadline-why-you-should-consider-applying-early/
  • Have you been wondering “what is FERPA?” Learn how this common law that protects a student’s education records changes once an individual enters college.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/what-is-ferpa-and-how-does-it-impact-parents-and-college-students/
  • As graduation day quickly approaches, these resources can help guide you as you strive to finish college well.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/so-youre-about-to-graduate-tips-for-finishing-college-well/
  • Who is a talking, mischievous black cat with a big red and white stripped hat? Yes, that’s right, The Cat in the Hat. In children’s books, he is every parent’s nightmare, but in Seussical, he serves as the musical's narrator.
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/7621/
  • As a parent or guardian, you want to support your child as they navigate stress in college. We get it! Here’s some advice and insight from the APU counseling office.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/supporting-your-student-through-stress-in-college/
  • The eighth annual Year-End Celebration for Azusa Writes, Reads, and Counts honored the student, parent, and tutor participants in community programs sponsored by Azusa Pacific University.
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/20429/
  • ...the Mardocks' hearts broke as they learned of children living in warehouses, yearning for a parent's love, a real home, and a future. But unlike millions of other viewers, when the television clicked off, Carol's mind and heart clicked on.
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/15534/
  • Julie Snodgrass, a foster parent, partner in youth ministry, and head coach of the Azusa Pacific women’s water polo team, empowers those around her and passionately follows God in all areas of her life.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/19316/
  • Talking with kids about Coronavirus is new parenting territory, but there are many evidence-based communication strategies you can apply in your home today. A school psychologist and APU faculty member shares her top recommendations.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/a-school-psychologist-shares-5-ways-to-help-kids-cope-during-a-crisis/
  • Each summer, the Department of Campus Safety diligently works to ensure the safety of students.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/7931/
  • During a Life After Graduation event hosted by Alumni and Parent Relations, Azusa Pacific alumni share the possibilities and potential road bumps soon-to-be graduates may encounter.
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/21913/
  • The morning and afternoon of the first day of New Student Orientation were busy with the hustle and bustle of moving freshmen into the dorms.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/orientation2/
  • Family members of students toured the APU campus and enjoyed a barbecue.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/bbq/
  • https://www.apu.edu/articles/move-in/
  • So, your student is now a college graduate. While this is an exciting time, it can also be confusing to discover what your new role is as their family member.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/my-childs-a-college-graduate-now-what/
  • See how much a financial aid package can help you in paying for your degree. Here are the answers to your most common college money questions.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/financial-aid-package-your-questions-answered/
  • What’s a concerned guardian to do when your college student is struggling with academic success?​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/how-to-help-your-child-achieve-academic-success/
  • Our Neighborhood Homework House began as a grass-roots movement founded on prayer and hope. Today, the program serves more than 200 students throughout the Azusa Unified School District through tutoring, mentoring, academic clubs, and more.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/azusa-community-celebrates-20-th-anniversary-of-our-neighborhood-homework-house/
  • Following Christina Guevarra and Josh Rice's journey to APU.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/18102/
  • What began in Sara Williams-Curran's, M.Ed. ’03, kitchen as a safe, homemade refreshment her family recently debuted on retail shelves as the first and only all-natural, USDA-certified organic, zero-sugar lemonade juice box for children.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/the-lemonade-stand/