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.

Different College Visit Types Defined

Different College Visit Types Defined

Planning a college visit and wondering what type of college visits are available to students?  There are several different opportunities for students (and parents) to meet with admissions staff whether it is on campus, at your local high school, or at a venue in your local area.

How to Visit a College When Campus Is Empty

How to Visit a College When Campus Is Empty

Summer is approaching and families start planning their family vacations, college visits or maybe a trip incorporating both. But the question arises, is it a waste of time visiting an empty campus?  Will my son or daughter get a real feel for the campus when school is not in session?