Episode 4: Prepping for a College Interview

Episode 4: Prepping for a College Interview

What are the best questions to ask in every college interview? Are there different types of interviews offered at universities? How does a student prepare for the interviews? When should students plan to interview at schools or with alumni? These are questions many parents have as their sons or daughters start the college admissions journey.

Graduation Gift Ideas for your Seniors

Graduation Gift Ideas for your Seniors

Congratulations to all the seniors in college and high school who have graduated or are graduating in the next month. Are you in need of cool gift ideas? We love these two companies as they are founded by high school and college students and we love supporting them!

A Year of Purpose

A Year of Purpose

With all the uncertainty surrounding whether students will be able to be on college campuses this fall, many newly admitted college students (and currently enrolled ones) are thinking about what their options may be if they cannot study on campus.

May Scoops

May Scoops

March and April were all about adapting, letting go, and thinking on your feet. Whether it was the simple task of food shopping, your work out routine, your Zoom family and friend gatherings, or your work. We learned new ways to communicate and to be successful in every aspect of our lives.

A letter from Mom….Happy St. Patrick’s Day Mark!

A letter from Mom….Happy St. Patrick’s Day Mark!

If you asked me one month ago what I would be doing on March 17th I would have responded, ” I would be walking with you in your temporary neighborhood in Sydney exploring the sights and bites with the obligatory stop at a pub for a St. Patrick’s Day celebratory drink.”

Gifts that Every College Student Wants this Holiday Season

Gifts that Every College Student Wants this Holiday Season

As many students arrive home for the Thanksgiving holiday, parents are busy prepping for the turkey dinner and other last-minute meals when friends stop by during Thanksgiving break. It is the perfect time to enjoy a walk with your kids, read a book by the fire, play a family game of cards (our family is hooked on Sevens), or take advantage of the Black Friday sales to stock up on holiday gifts.

College Scoops and All Things College and Career with Meg & Bobbie

College Scoops and All Things College and Career with Meg & Bobbie

All Things College and Career with Meg & Bobbie – All Things College and Career with Meg & Bobbie -The  “Learn Before you Leap” series helps others who are contemplating a career change or starting the college planning process. Our Founder, Moira McCullough, shares her experience visiting colleges as a parent and Founder of College Scoops.

How to Store College Belongings Over the Summer

How to Store College Belongings Over the Summer

As someone who just welcomed home two of my three children for the summer, I am always looking for advice for parents of college students on how to organize all their college belongings during the summer months.  I literally fell over my son and daughter’s boxes trying to hug them as they walked in the door. Slowly but surely the family and laundry room were inaccessible to anyone who tried to enter.