Future Huskies

Parent & Family/Student Conversations

As students prepare to make the transition to college, parents/family should consider discussing the following topics to make this transition as smooth as possible.

  1. Safer sex
  2. Positive ways to manage stress.
  3. Time management
  4. Safer party tips
  5. Living with a new roommate
  6. Procrastination
  7. Finances
  8. Academic Major/Career
  9. Academic Anxiety
  10. Self Confidence

Safety: http://www.niu.edu/campuslife/safety/

Illinois Higher Education Center "Family Brochure"

The Healthy Student: “A Parent’s Guide to Preparing Teens for the College Years”