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  • Starting college isn’t just a transition for students. These seven college tips for parents can ease the transition for yourself and your child.​
    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/
  • In the second part of our series for parents 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/
  • Parents, 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/
  • Advice for parents 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/
  • As a parent, how do you best support your child as 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/
  • As a parent of a student who’s preparing to study abroad, you probably have a few questions. Get some valuable insight with these study abroad tips.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/study-abroad-tips-4-common-questions-from-parents/
  • We know financial aid is key in the college decision-making process and can be confusing, but we’re here to help.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/understanding-financial-aid-a-roadmap-for-parents/
  • 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/
  • 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/
  • The new year serves as reminder that final college admission deadlines are near. Here’s how to help your student with the college application process.
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/how-parents-can-help-as-college-admission-deadlines-approach/
  • As move-in day approaches, here are a few tips for families about staying in touch when your son or daughter heads off to college.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/freshman-parents-how-to-stay-connected-to-your-student/
  • Help your child explore their passions, interests, and strengths while choosing a major in college.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/parents-arent-choosing-a-major-for-their-kids-but-how-can-they-help/
  • 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/
  • 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/
  • Five frequently asked questions about FERPA asked by students and parents.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/understanding-ferpa/
  • 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/
  • 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/
  • 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/
  • Sharon Rice shares lessons learned while supporting her student during the study abroad experience.
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/12223/
  • 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/
  • 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/
  • 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/
  • 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/
  • 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/
  • Start saving for college early. As college costs increase, parents 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/
  • 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/
  • 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/
  • 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/
  • 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/
  • Jesus made social injustice a focus of his mission. Jesus chose to come off his throne to enter this world physically and to be raised in a poor family.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/15592/
  • So, your child 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 parent.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/my-childs-a-college-graduate-now-what/
  • What’s a concerned parent to do when your college student is struggling with academic success?​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/how-to-help-your-child-achieve-academic-success/
  • 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/
  • 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/
  • As a parent, you want to be sure your child is making the right choices when transferring colleges. Here’s how to help ensure a smooth transition.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/what-to-do-if-your-child-is-interested-in-transferring-colleges/
  • As a parent with a child entering college, you’re probably wondering what college student essentials your child needs. Here are some tech must-haves.​
    https://www.apu.edu/articles/apu-tech-talk-college-student-essentials-for-success/
  • ...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/
  • 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/