Staying Connected, Being a Support
The college experience is not only a time of transition and develpment for students, but also for those that are supporting them from near and far. Sending your loved ones off to college can be an emotionally difficult as roles change and time and distance enters into the relationship equation.
There are some great resources avaiable for parents and loved ones to review about how you can be most help to students during their time at college. Please check http://www.transitionyear.org/ or the University of Florida's Counseling and Wellness Center website for tips about how to maintain good support while allowing for space for your loved one's needed development.