Advice from current parents and families

Wake Forest students walk across Manchester Plaza on their way to class.We asked parents of rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors to think back to their student’s first year and what they wish they had known.  The links below provide their advice; items have been grouped thematically.  Click the links below to visit the page(s) of your choice.

Academics advice

Social or campus life advice

Logistical advice 

Other advice

Editorial note:  The comments have been minimally edited; in come cases, comments were combined with others.  In the event the advice offered ran counter to what Wake Forest advises, it was not included.  These comments represent the views of the parent/family commentators, not the views of the Office of Family Engagement or Wake Forest.