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Colleges Get Parents More Involved in Orientation

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Colleges Get Parents More Involved in Orientation

Colleges Get Parents More Involved in Orientation

Colleges Get Parents More Involved in Orientation

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It used to be that parents dropped their children off at the dorm and left as soon as possible. Now many baby-boomer parents want to be more closely involved in their kid's college education, and schools are accomodating them. Jessica Jones of member station WUNC reports.

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