2. Be realistic and non-judgmental.
3. Be in the “back seat” – and not the driver – of the college search process.
4. Be open to dialogue and responsive to questions.
5. Be aware of deadlines and fees due.
6. Know that things have changed since your college days.
7. Don’t overemphasize your own alma maters.
8. Don’t compare your student with others.
9. Don’t dwell on disappointments, like a rejection letter.
10. Celebrate successes!