Helping Your College Student Get Ahead in the New Year – 21 Helpful Posts for January
January always brings with it the promise of new beginnings and the hope for a fresh start in many areas of our lives. For college students and their parents, January marks the beginning of a new semester and all that it promises, as well as the start of a new year.
If the fall semester was a bit rocky at times, either personally, socially, or academically, this is a chance to start over again – with a lot of wisdom gathered during that first semester. For students who began their college career in the fall, the return to college for a second semester marks an opportunity to put into place important lessons learned during that sometimes tumultuous first semester. For students nearing the end of their college career, the new beginning of the year also marks the beginning of a transition to a new post-college phase. For parents, new beginnings for students may mean important new beginnings on parenting phases as well.
Here are a few posts that might be especially helpful at this time of the year. Think about how you can help your students get off to a great start this semester.
Resolutions for improvement and/or a new approach
Building on the past and moving forward