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When parents talk among themselves about college for their kids, they often share the “big stuff”: the name and reputation of the school, its location, and the volumes of mail they receive after Junior takes the PSATs. But what about the little things, the important yet overlooked elements of earning a college degree that end up making a big difference? I spoke recently with parents who were glad to discuss the lesser-known aspects of college attendance. We all agreed that, as important as college is, nobody wants to waste money as their child gets an education. So in order to maximize the college experience and minimize the stress, think about: Professors It is essential that students learn to form relationships with professors throughout their college career. When students make an effort to talk with professors outside of class, they are rewarded by receiving good information and the chance to develop…

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