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Parenting in “Unprecedented Times”

Parenting in “Unprecedented Times”

As the new academic year begins, parents of children starting college for the first time, or those going back for another year, are helping their children move into dorms and new apartments, and experiencing goodbyes both joyful and tearful. But for some of these parents, this time of excitement and discovery comes with a specific set of fears and anxieties. When we hear about mental health in college, we tend to hear in broad terms about how the stress of university programs, and of the journey into independent living, affects young adults.

The Inside Scoops on Podcast Episode 106: What Students Should Consider When Taking the ACT/SAT Tests

The Inside Scoops on Podcast Episode 106: What Students Should Consider When Taking the ACT/SAT Tests

On Podcast Episode 106, Mike Bergin, the founding President of the Board of Directors of the National Test Prep Association, discusses how to prepare for the standardized tests that many colleges require students take upon applying. Many students fret over whether to take the ACT or the SAT, but the truth is that colleges do not prefer one over the other. Although they emphasize different skills and use different methods, both tests examine relatively the same material; students should take a series of practice tests before making a final decision. 

Episode 138: Top 3 Tips to Nail Your Interview

Episode 138: Top 3 Tips to Nail Your Interview

Whether you are in school or beyond, interviews can be nerve wracking because it can be hard to effectively communicate your skills and experiences under pressure. On today’s podcast, we are joined by Elizabeth Hofmeister, who has worked with countless students and professionals for many years on how to nail an interview.

The Inside Scoops on Podcast Episode 121: How 8th Graders Can Prepare for High School with Guest Melanie Talesnick

The Inside Scoops on Podcast Episode 121: How 8th Graders Can Prepare for High School with Guest Melanie Talesnick

On Podcast Episode 121, Moira McCullough and Guest Melanie Talesnick discuss the transition from 8th grade to high school and how students and parents can navigate the next four years to prepare for college. As a student who is starting high school, it is a whole new ball game compared to middle school. However, remember that you will be okay and you will figure it out. Start this transition by thinking about who you are as a student. 

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