AAA News Release: 8/7/2014


College Students: Avoid These Rookie Mistakes

PHILADELPHIA, PA, (Thursday, August 7, 2014) – Everyone makes mistakes, but it’s even worse when the mistakes are preventable. AAA Mid-Atlantic wants to make sure parents and their college-bound teens are on the same page when it comes to them forging new lives at school and on their own.


“College is an exhilarating experience, but it can be a little overwhelming, too,” says Nick Eppinger, senior vice president of insurance sales for AAA Mid-Atlantic. “AAA Mid-Atlantic encourages parents to help their students avoid some common and potentially costly mistakes – or at least know how to handle them – before they leave home.”


AAA urges parents to communicate with their teens to avoid four common mistakes many college students make:








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