Leaving home, possibly for the first time, to study at university is a tremendous step towards independence. And it can feel like most of the research and application process falls on your shoulders.
But it's important not to forget the significant role your parents/guardians can play in helping choose which university is best for you.
Your parents’/guardians’ own life experiences and adult perspectives can guide your university decision-making. This will help to ease some of the pressures that you may be feeling during your final year at school/college.
The application process is different for every family. But topics such as; your parents’ past experiences, geographical knowledge, and financial circumstances can all be useful areas to guide your next steps. So this week, we’re showing you 5 key areas where your parents/guardians can support you.
There are also, undoubtedly, quite a few challenges to working with your parents. ☺️
But learning specifically how to work with your parents is an essential part of this process. So first, we’re going to share a few useful tips on making your conversations about university more effective.