College Parent News and Views – July 2022

The more that college parents know and understand about the college experience, the less we worry and the better we will be able to help our students to succeed and thrive throughout their college career.  However, there is an overwhelming amount of information out there on the web.   We’d like to help you find some of the information that might be most interesting and useful to you as a college parent.

In News and Views we share recent college related news and sources we’ve found as we do our research.  We hope that this feature will help to introduce you to new ideas and to help you keep up with some of the current issues that may affect your college student – and you.

We invite you to read some of the articles suggested below – and to let us know what you think of some of the ideas included here.

4 Signs of Burnout in Your Teen – And How to Help Them Through It

It’s been a rough couple of years for everyone. Knowing how to recognize burnout in your student and then knowing how to address it is essential.

Considering a Gap Experience for Students with Disabilities

Almost anyone can benefit from a gap experience.

Don’t Make These 8 Mistakes As a College Freshman

Share this with your student. They’ll get started on the right foot.

Parenting and Student Conduct

Once your student goes to college, you may think you have nothing to do with their “conduct” anymore, but there are things you can do and conversations you can have that will help.

How to Send Your Kids to College with the Right Life Skills

Julie Lythcott-Haims is an expert on helping this generation of students make transitions. Great suggestions in this article.

Are You Emotionally Prepared for College Drop-Off?

It’s an emotional day. There’s no getting around it. But thinking through some things ahead of time can help. At least a little.

Find these articles from around the web interesting and useful?  Sign up for our mailing list (below) and receive a new list in your inbox each month.  The more you know, the more you can help your student.

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