How to Navigate College With Food Allergies
"Going to college was the first time I felt like I truly needed to advocate for myself ALL the time. Suddenly, I did not have a parent to look out for me when I didn’t feel like reading labels."
- Justin Zaslavsky, Tufts University
College is a pivotal time in every young adult’s life, but for those living with food allergies, this milestone is the ultimate catalyst for self-advocacy
. By this time, most parents of the food allergic deserve Ph.Ds in label reading, but this is when our children must take the reins. Spokin has pulled together the resources you need to make the transition easier for everyone.
In true Spokin spirit, we are connecting you with people in the know from coast to coast. We have created our first round of Campus Guides
featuring current college students who are living on their own, navigating dining halls and sharing their best tips to manage college with food allergies.
Still working on applying? Spokin has 5 tips every parent and food allergic student needs to know.
Plus, take a look at our checklist
for your college visits.