Mom and Dad Are Fighting

The “College Indecision” Edition

Slate’s parenting podcast on weighing your dream school vs. what you can actually afford.

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Episode Notes

On this episode: If you’ve noticed high school seniors stressing a little more lately, it may be because college decision deadlines are just around the corner. Zak and Elizabeth are joined “by Slate’s Heidi Strom Moon to discuss how to support teens in their decision without overstepping. They answer a question from a dad who is currently trying to walk that line as his son is caught between his dream school and the school he can actually afford.

Resources:
Debt Nation: The Faces and Lives Behind America’s Student Loan Crisis” by Rachelle Hampton.
The Price You Pay for College by Ron Lieber.
Paying for College by the Princeton Review and Kalman Chany.

On Slate Plus, Zak and Elizabeth dive into their Passover and Easter plans and discuss how to make religious-based holidays fun for kids.

Join us on Facebook and email us at momanddad@slate.com to ask us new questions, tell us what you thought of today’s show, and give us ideas about what we should talk about in future episodes.

Podcast produced by Rosemary Belson and Jasmine Ellis.

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Jamilah Lemieux, Elizabeth Newcamp, and Zak Rosen share triumphs and fails and offer advice on parenting kids from toddler to teens.

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