If your student has a documented disability, sending them to college without an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) may feel downright scary. Lisa Wilner, parent of a College of Education graduate student in the Higher Education program, wants to flip the script. “[Parents] need to understand that universities are not abandoning the IEP resources that your […]
Rowan University Application Timeline
At Rowan University, we review applications on a rolling basis. What that means is once I receive all the required documents needed in an application, I will review the complete application and send out a decision. Since we review applications this way, we do not have Early Action or Early Decision. Below is a timeline […]
How to Help Your Student Adjust to “Adulting”
Helping your child adjust to “adulting” is easier than you think. Today we hear from Ferdoushe Laizu, mother of rising Rowan senior Mohammed Fuad (journalism); Brunilda Gomez, mother of rising Rowan senior Miguel Martinez (radio/tv/film); and Kathy Vause, mother of recent Rowan graduate Vanessa Vause (public relations and advertising). They will share their tips on […]
Who to Ask for Letters of Recommendation?
Letters of recommendation are a vital piece of a student’s application. In addition to the application, college essay, high school transcripts and test scores, letters of recommendation give an admissions counselor insight as to who the student is beyond what is seen on the other supporting documents. At Rowan University, we require at least one […]
Parenting from Far Away: One Mom Shares Advice
Today, we feature advice from Barbara Reina, a Rowan University parent from Hawthorne, NJ (Passaic County.) As a parent whose son (Mike Reina, a senior journalism major who lives on campus) goes to college not so close to home, approximately a two hour drive, it can be tough letting go and parenting from far away.