Valuable insights from Lynn O’Shaughnessy
a nationally recognized college expert.
November 17, 2009
Binge Drinking: Students in Coed Dorms Drink More
Here’s something else for parents of college students to worry about: students living in coed college dorms end up abusing alcohol more. Students living in a coed college dorm are more likely to drink alcohol and they are roughly 2 1/2 times more likely to drink excessively. In a study conducted by the Journal of American College Health, 41.5% of...
September 4, 2008
One Mom's Worry: Drinking in College
Go ahead and call me naive. I didn’t realize how serious and pervasive the college drinking problem was until my own daughter headed off to school. In high school, my husband and I considered ourselves very lucky because Caitlin and most of her friends didn’t drink at all. But I’d be surprised, however, if any of them still shy away...