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Choosing a college is an important - and exhaustive - endeavor. Here, we hope you will find helpful information to keep your family on track throughout the college search process.

Please explore our Parent Perspectives e-series. These messages are updates just for parents on financial aid, student life, academic programs and reminders about deadlines and events. Each issue of Parent Perspectives is posted here. Want to be notified when the latest issue has been added? Sign up for our email alerts or follow us on Twitter

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Christina headshotFebruary 16, 2018
CHRISTINA M. ANDREOLI, Executive Vice President, Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce

When searching for a college, your son or daughter will consider many options as they decide which institution is right for them. Christina Andreoli, vice president of the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce and president of Discover Central Massachusetts, discusses the importance of location in your son or daughter's college choice. Read Top 3 Reasons Worcester Will Impact Your Student's College Experience.

September 14, 2017
LORI MOORE, Director of Financial Aid

Feeling overwhelmed by the financial aid process? We understand and we're here to help. Get some helpful tips on the process for completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), which is the first step in applying for financial aid. Learn more in our "Guide to Beginning the Financial Aid Process".


July 13, 2017

The summer months make us think about travel. Assumption's campus in Rome, Italy, provides students with a unique study abroad experience. Assumption student, Zack Szymkowicz, provides insights into his semester in Rome in the article "Study Abroad: Making the most of the undergraduate experience."


June 22, 2017
KAREN AMARAL, Director of Technology for Enrollment Management

As an Enrollment Management professional and a parent of four children ages 19 to 29, our family has discovered some helpful tips that have made the summer before our children’s senior year very productive. Check out my 
3 Tips to Make the Most of Summer with your college-bound student.