Xa ib tug me nyuam tawm mus kawm ntawv qib siab
Xa ib tug me nyuam tawm mus kawm ntawv qib siab yog heev exciting. Tej zaum koj yuav tau ob leeg tshee thiab zoo siab. Nws yog ib tug loj kev hloov rau tag nrho tsev neeg. Nrhiav tawm yuav ua li cas los npaj thiab pab koj tus me nyuam. Kawm kom paub txog tus menyuam kawm ntawv cov kev pab cuam, buying khoom siv, thiab nyob kev cob cog rua.
Sending a child off to college is very exciting. You might be both nervous and happy. It is a big change for the whole family. Find out how to prepare and help your child. Learn about student services, buying supplies, and staying connected.
Nrog koj zoo siab rau qhov muaj ib tug me nyuam uas yog tawm mus kawm ntawv qib siab! Nws yog ib tug loj, kev hloov zoo. Tab sis yuav mus kawm ntawv qib siab yuav ua tau ruam tag. Koj tus me nyuam tej zaum yuav tshee txog kawm ntawv qib siab.
Congratulations for having a child who is off to college! It is a big, positive change. But going to college can be confusing. Your child may be nervous about college.
Koj txhob txhawj. Muaj tej yam uas koj yuav tau ua kom nws yooj yim:
Do not worry. There are things you can do to make it easier:
Mus saib lub tsev kawm ntawv
Visit the school
Nco ntsoov mus saib lub tsev kawm ntawv ua ntej thawj hnub. Qee cov colleges yog heev loj, thiab koj tus me nyuam tej zaum yuav txhawj txog kom poob lawm. Tej zaum lawv yuav tsis paub tias qhov twg thiaj tau mov noj los yog txoj kev kawm. Paub qhov twg puas tsav puas yam yog yuav ua kom lawv ntseeg. Tsev kawm ntawv qib muaj tshwj xeeb mus xyuas hnub rau menyuam kawm ntawv tshiab. Koj tus menyuam yuav tau txais cov lus qhia txog mus xyuas hnub thaum nws los yog nws txais.
Make sure to visit the campus before the first day. Some colleges are very large, and your child may worry about getting lost. They may not know where to get food or study. Knowing where everything is will make them more confident. Colleges have special visiting days for new students. Your student will get information about visiting days when he or she enrolls.
Siv lub Student Services chaw ua hauj lwm
Use the Student Services office
Yog hais tias koj xav tau kev pab thaum koj tseem muaj muaj, koj yuav mus xyuas rau lub Student Services chaw ua hauj lwm. Lawv muaj peev xwm qhia rau koj nrog maps thiab teb cov lus nug. Cov menyuam kawm ntawv yuav mus rau Student Services chaw ua hauj lwm txhua lub sij hawm uas lawv xav tau kev pab thaum lawv yog cov nyob rau kev kawm qib siab. Piv txwv li, lawv yuav mus yog hais tias lawv tsis paub tseeb uas cov chav kawm los muab, los yog yog hais tias lawv poob lawv lub tsev kawm ntawv qhia kom paub card.
If you need help while you are there, you can visit the Student Services office. They can provide you with maps and answer questions. Students can go to Student Services office anytime that they need help when they are at college. For example, they can go if they are not sure which classes to take, or if they lose their school identification card.
Nrhiav ib qho chaw nyob
Find a place to live
Qee cov colleges muaj dormitories (“dorms” luv). Ib tug dorm yog ib lub tsev uas muaj ntau chav nyob qhov twg cov tub ntxhais kawm nyob. Dorms yog feem ntau npaum li cas cheaper tshaj qhov. Tag nrho cov nyob nqi muaj nyob rau hauv ib tug nqi. Lawv yog cov kuj zoo vim hais tias muaj kev ruaj ntseg cov koob yees duab thiab tiv thaiv muaj. Yuav luag tag nrho cov me nyuam kawm ntawv muaj roommates thaum lub sij hawm lawv thawj xyoo hauv college, tsis muaj teeb meem qhov twg lawv nyob.
Some colleges have dormitories (“dorms” for short). A dorm is a building with many rooms where students live. Dorms are usually much cheaper than apartments. All of the living costs are included in one price. They are also safe because there are security cameras and guards there. Almost all students have roommates during their first year at college, no matter where they live.
Yog hais tias koj tus me nyuam xav mus nyob rau hauv ib tug dorm, kos npe rau lawv li thaum ntxov. Muaj ib tug tsawg tus nqi ntawm cov chav.
If your child wants to live in a dorm, sign them up early. There are a limited amount of rooms.
Qee cov menyuam kawm xauj chav tsev los yog lub tsev. Tej zaum lawv yuav qhia cov chav tsev tiam sis feem ntau lawv yuav tau lawv tus kheej chav tsev.
Some students rent apartment or houses. They may share the apartment but usually they will have their own room.
Yuav kom nrhiav tau ib tug tsev los yog lub tsev, saib rau hauv online ntawm websites xws li rent.com, craigslist.org, los yog nyob rau lub tsev kawm ntawv lub website. Siv sij hawm los saib ob peb qhov chaw. Nug yog hais tias dej thiab hluav taws xob muaj nyob rau hauv lub nqi tsev. Yog hais tias koj tus me nyuam muaj ib tug tsiaj, nug yog hais tias lub tsev tso cai cov tsiaj. Xav txog kev ruaj ntseg thiab yuav ua li cas nyob ze nws yog lub tsev kawm ntawv. Nco ntsoov nyeem daim ntawv cog lus zoo zoo ua ntej koj kos npe rau. Yog hais tias koj tsis tau, nrhiav ib tug phooj ywg los yog tus txheeb ze uas yuav pab tau koj.
To find an apartment or house, look online at websites such as rent.com, craigslist.org, or on the school’s website. Take time to look at several places. Ask if water and electricity are included in the rent. If your child has a pet, ask if the building allows pets. Think about safety and how close it is to school. Make sure to read the contract carefully before you sign. If you can’t, find a friend or relative that can help you.
Muas khoom siv
Koj tus me nyuam yuav xav tau ib co tej yam rau lub tsev kawm ntawv thiab lawv cov tshiab nyob qhov chaw:
Your child will need some things for school and their new living space:
- ntaub pua chaw pw (pam, tog hauv ncoo, cov ntawv txheeb thiab pillowcases)
- phuam da dej
- rooj khoom siv: notepads, cwjmem, thiab ib lub rooj teeb
- Khoos phib tawj: nws yog ib qho tseem ceeb kom muaj ib tug laptop computer. Yog hais tias koj ntiav tsis taus ib, tej zaum koj yuav tau mus thov ib tug los ntawm Student Services los yog ib lub koom haum uas yuav pab tau nyiaj tsawg cov tub ntxhais kawm. Koj tus me nyuam yuav tau siv lub computer lab ntawm lub tsev qiv ntawv.
- Khaub Ncaws pob tawb: yog hais tias muaj yog tsis yog ib tug tshuab ntxhua khaub ncaws nyob rau hauv lub tsev, yuav ib tug nrog lub log. Nws yuav ua kom nws yooj yim dua rau koj tus me nyuam mus coj nws mus rau lub tsev ntxuav khaub ncaws. A tsev ntxuav khaub ncaws yog qhov chaw uas cov neeg them rau siv ib tug tshuab ntxhua khaub ncaws thiab tshuab ziab khaub ncaws.
- Toiletries: cov tshuaj txhuam hniav thiab tus txhuam hniav, zuag / txhuam, tsuaj zawv plaub hau thiab tshuaj xub npum, deodorant
- electronics: headphones thiab extension cords
- Bedding (blankets, pillows, sheets and pillowcases)
- Desk supplies: notepads, pens, and a desk lamp
- Computer: it is important to have a laptop computer. If you cannot afford one, you might be able to request one through Student Services or an organization that helps low-income students. Your child can also use the computer lab at the library.
- Laundry basket: if there is not a washing machine in the house, buy one with wheels. It will make it easier for your child to take it to the laundromat. A laundromat is where people pay to use a washing machine and dryer.
- Toiletries: toothpaste and toothbrush, comb/brush, shampoo and soap, deodorant
- Electronics: headphones and extension cords
Xyaum lub neej kev txawj ntse
Practice life skills
Koj cov me nyuam yuav tau saib xyuas ntawm lawv tus kheej. Yog hais tias lawv tsis paub yuav ua li cas ua noj, qhia tau li cas yuav ua rau ib qho yooj yim noj mov. Ua noj ua haus yuav ua rau lawv los ntawm kev siv ib tug ntau ntawm cov nyiaj nyob rau ntawm lub khw noj mov. Qhia lawv qhov twg kav rau noj qab nyob zoo thiab pheej yig zaub mov.
Your children will have to take care of themselves. If they do not know how to cook, show them how to make easy meals. Cooking will keep them from spending a lot of money at restaurants. Teach them where to shop for healthy and affordable food.
Yog hais tias koj tus me nyuam tsis paub yuav ua li cas yuav ua li cas khaub ncaws, qhia lawv. Yog hais tias lawv yuav muaj ib lub tsheb, qhia lawv ua li cas saib xyuas ntawm nws. Xyuas kom tseeb tias lawv paub tias thaum twg thiab yuav ua li cas mus xyuas lawv cov roj, dej, thiab log tsheb.
If your child does not know how to do laundry, show them. If they will have a car, teach them how to take care of it. Make sure they know when and how to check their oil, water, and tires.
Qhov tseem ceeb tshaj plaws uas koj muaj peev xwm qhia koj tus me nyuam yog yuav ua li cas saib xyuas ntawm lawv cov nyiaj. Tham txog cov nuj nqis thiab yuav ua li cas yuav ua rau ib cov nyiaj li ntawd, lawv tsis siv ib yam nkaus thiab tau nyiaj ntau npaum. Piav yuav ua li cas them tej nuj nqi thiab ua li cas yog tias koj ua tsis tau. Yog hais tias koj xav kom koj tus me nyuam kom muaj ib daim credit card, tau ib tug ua ntej lawv tawm. Tej zaum credit card tuam txhab uas muag sim mus dag menyuam kawm ntawv uas kim credit card cov kev pab cuam. Nws yog zoo dua kom tau ib daim ntawv los ntawm ib tug bank uas koj ntseeg siab.
The most important thing you can teach your child is how to take care of their money. Talk about expenses and how to make a budget so they don’t spend too much money. Explain how to pay bills and what happens if you do not. If you want your child to have a credit card, get one before they leave. Sometimes credit card companies try to cheat students with expensive credit card services. It is better to get a card from a bank you trust.
nyob kev cob cog rua
Koj tus me nyuam yuav nco lawv lub tsev thiab cov niam txiv. Siv sij hawm los hu rau thiab saib yuav ua li cas lawv yuav ua li cas, txawm yog hais tias lawv zoo li zoo siab. Koj yuav tau xa lawv tu tej pob khoom. Ib tug saib xyuas pob yog ib lub thawv uas muaj tej yam uas lawv nyiam. Koj yuav xa lawv cov zaub mov uas yuav tsis mus phem los yog txhua yam lawv siv tag nrho lub sij hawm zoo li xab npum, tsuaj zawv plaub hau, los yog ntxuav tais diav kua.
Your child will miss their home and parents. Take time to call and see how they are doing, even if they seem happy. You can also send them care packages. A care package is a box filled with things they like. You can send them food that won’t go bad or everyday things they use all the time like soap, shampoo, or dishwashing liquid.
Ntau cov niam txiv mus saib lawv cov me nyuam nyob rau ntawm lub tsev kawm ntawv qib yog tias lawv ua tau. Qhov no yuav ua tau nyuaj thiab kim yog hais tias lawv yog cov nyob deb deb. Yog hais tias koj ua tau, yuav daim pib nyob rau hauv ua ntej kom txuag tau nyiaj. Thaum koj tsis tau koj tus me nyuam, nws yuav ua kom koj zoo siab rau koj paub tias koj yuav pom txhua lwm yam sai. Yog hais tias koj tsis tau mus saib, download tau Skype los yog lwm yam software uas yuav cia koj tham los ntawm ib tug lub koob yees duab. Nws tsis yog tib yam tiam sis nws yuav pab kom koj tau los ze zog.
Many parents visit their children at college if they can. This can be hard and expensive if they are far away. If you can, buy tickets in advance to save money. When you miss your child, it will make you happy to know that you will see each other soon. If you can’t visit, download Skype or other software that lets you talk through a camera. It is not the same but it will help you feel closer.
Tej zaum koj yuav muaj lwm yam lus nug txog yuav ua li cas pab. Ib tug advisor hais txog yuav ua li cas los pab txhawb koj tus me nyuam.
You may have other questions about how to help. An advisor talks about how to support your child.
Xav paub ntau ntxiv
lwm yam kev mus
Yuav muaj ib lub tsho rau zoo siab txais tos cov neeg tawg rog & cov neeg tsiv teb
Xa tuaj tshiab ib cov lus lawv yuav nkag siab. Tsho muaj nyob rau hauv 8 lus. "Zoo siab txais tos. Qhov no yog koj lub tsev, heev."Yuav muaj ib lub tsho tam sim no!