Time To Start Thinking About College

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Madison just came home today from school with college applications. Madison has to write  essays in high school. She can get inspired on www.studymode.com and get better grades in school. Madison is the 11th grade and she needs to preform her best.


Last night Madison was studying for a test with all the parts in the brain.I just found out about StudyMode recently and I am sure she will get inspired to get better grades. Madison has all these wonderful college applications for us to look over and see what college might be our best option and what we can afford.

Madison will have to work extra hard this year. She is ADD and is not medicated and she gets off track sometimes. I want nothing but the best for Madison. I truly feel that she may end up going to a local tech school rather than an away college. I really hope that she will get into a medical field but it is her life and I will be happy whatever she picks out to do as a young adult. I will be as supportive as I can be.

I went to tech for about two semesters and stopped going to school. I did not have my mind on school and lost focus and I really hope and pray that Madison will have school on her mind once she graduates high school.She thinks that she will take a ride to Clemson and visit friends once she turns eighteen. I take it that Clemson must be a party school.

What advice do you give a mom who’s only child will be leaving the nest soon and flying away to take on her own adventures?





  1. Leslie Havens says:

    My only child, Brandon, just left for college in august. It has been really rough letting him go but I knew he had to make a future and a life for himself. The best advice I can give you is to make sure she knows that you are always a phone call away when she needs you and encourage her to get involved in school activities as this will help her make friends quick. I wish you the best of luck with this endeavor. As an empty nester myself, I truly understand what you are going through.

    • Thanks so much for the advice. I am so glad I still have one more year before she has to make the choice of what school she will be attending. What have you been doing to keep yourself busy since he is away at college? Have you been doing things for yourself?

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