“August means back-to-school for college students.

For the parents whose new high school graduate is not shopping for the cheapest and still overpriced textbook in the world, let me ease your mind. Not all hope is lost if your child does not enroll in college directly after high school.

None of this is to say one way is better than the other, but as a non-traditional college student I learned a lot from observing and experiencing college as a 28-year-old freshman all the way to a 31-year-old senior….”