Gear Up

Martin says why parents should let their children go away to college, especially on full scholarships. Martin, a presidential scholar at Villanova, is the first in his family to go to college. Martin grew up in Southern California and his family supported his college dreams that have taken him across the country (for free) and even to Rome. His younger brother goes to school in Michigan.

Part II-Four Years They’ll Never Get Back-Let your child go ...

Michelle and Jennifer-both first generation college goers and Latinas, share why it's great to live in dorms and how they convinced their families to let them go away to college. They both attend UC Riverside and graduated from La Puente High School.

Michelle and Jennifer-Why It’s Great to Go Away to College