Keeping up with the academic challenges of college is demanding and requires organization, time management, and effort. Elizabeth Pyle, an education expert, and mother, is with us today to discuss how to be successful in college, particularly for students who have trouble with executive functioning skills.
The college journey can be stressful especially if you have more than one child – but 5? We are reaching out to parents who have been there and done that to get their take on what worked, what did not, and what they would recommend to a parent just starting the process.
College is for many students the first time they are responsible for their physical health. Going to college there are a ton of legal and medical forms that may not seem like a big deal at the time but can be impactful in a medical emergency. From insurance disclosure to HIPPA forms, parents and their students need to be organized about preparing for medical situations once their child is away at school.
We were thrilled to write a guest post for CollegePlannerPro about virtual college visits. As a parent of a rising senior, I know how challenging life is right now for high school students and parents as they navigate the college admissions journey. But there is a way to get a feel and vibe of a college.
Parenting is not easy and given the last five months, we have all learned how to live, learn, and work with our kids some of whom have not lived in our house for a while. Knowing you are not alone and having a community to share your thoughts, frustrations, concerns, and celebrations are what led Susan Borison and Stephanie Silverman to launch Your Teen Media.
The Spring of 2020 has brought about many changes for college admissions and with that comes many questions from parents and students about what now? Where do we start and what should our focus be if we have a rising senior?
Gap semesters and gap year programs have become more popular in the last ten-fifteen years with students finding value in taking some time off of school before starting their college adventure. Colleges are more accepting and adaptable to students taking a gap semester and many even encourage a gap semester or year program before starting freshman year.
Back to School in the Fall – Colleges and universities are announcing their plans for back to school in the fall. Read the entire article here.
We know how important it is to find a university or college that is the right fit is for your student. Choosing a college is not easy in general – it takes time and research to find the school that is the right fit.