As the leaves start to change and the weather cools down, many start to think of the impending winter season arriving. To high school juniors and seniors, late fall also has another connotation: the imminent arrival of college application deadlines. As a recent college graduate (and a tour guide), I’m very familiar with the stresses of the process. Here are some tips that I learned throughout the process of applying, and working on the admissions side, that should help make the journey to college easier.
Heading back to school may seem like a hectic transition, not only for kids, but for parents too. It’s no wonder that parents and kids are stressed out about the back to school season. During this stressful time, many parents may forget to share the importance of cyber-safety. To make the back-to school transition less stressful, here are a few tips from the National Life Information Security team on how to stay cyber-safe and prevent incidents like identity theft, breach of credit card information and breach of personal social media accounts. (more…)