Parents: Help or Hindrance?

A study finds that, contrary to popular belief, significant parental involvement in students' college life isn't always a bad thing.

Authored by Allie Grasgreen

PHOENIX -- Parents are getting a bad rap.

So say researchers who studied the relationship between parental involvement and their children's development as college students over a four-year period -- and found that students whose parents were significantly involved in their lives did not have their progress hindered. The researchers presented their findings here this month at the annual convention of NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. Read More...