Embrace the College Admissions Process

Embrace the College Admissions Process

With all the college decisions coming out in the next couple of days we really enjoyed reading Brennan Barnard’s article, A Letter to College Applicants” in Forbes.  Brennan emphasizes the college admission experience as a journey and an opportunity to bond with your son or daughter. 

A Student Athlete Speaks out on Mental Health

A Student Athlete Speaks out on Mental Health

Balancing the daily demands of college life is challenging to say the least but there is help out there for students. Colleges are investing in their mental health service offerings and students are taking notice. Some are even speaking out as a means of helping others

And we thought we were paying a lot for college tuition!

And we thought we were paying a lot for college tuition!

We need to let our kids advocate for themselves. We need to let them fail and get back up. We need to let them learn and grow on their own without our constant input and guidance. We need to listen more. We need to support them from afar. Julie-Lythcott-Haims, an author and former dean of freshman at Stanford, compared it to teaching your child to drive.

What We Read This Week

What We Read This Week

There are great free resources and advice for college students and parents. Finding the right school is not easy for students but there is help out there to assist students with their college decisions. Read more about CollegePoint, an Initiative funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies.

What We Read This Week

What We Read This Week

During the next month or so, students will hear back from schools as to whether they were accepted, waitlisted or unfortunately rejected. It is not an easy time for the students or their parents. Many students will be thrilled to have been accepted into their top choice.