Helpful Ideas for Winter Break and Looking Ahead

The holiday season is upon us and students are headed home to celebrate the holidays and settle in for a long Winter Break. This is a season of festivities, but your student may be exhausted and need a few days to rest up from the end-of-semester activities and exams. They had a lot to get through, but now they can finally relax.

Here are a few articles that may be especially helpful to you, and to your student, as they wrap up this semester, settle in for Break — and you both begin to look ahead to the next semester.

Reflecting on the past semester

Helping Your College Student Avoid ”How Do I Tell My Parents?” Fears

How Parents Can Help College Students Value Their Mistakes

What to Expect from Your College Student’s First Semester Grades

Talking to Your College Student About Grades

Can My College Student Dispute a Course Grade?

Surviving Winter Break

Welcoming Your College Student Home for Break: What to Expect

Welcoming Your College Student Home for Break:  What You Can Do to Prepare

Returning Home from College: Reverse Culture Shock

Shaking Up the Nest: When Your College Student Comes Home for Break

What Can My College Student Do During Winter Break?

14 Ways to Make Winter Break a “Get Ahead” Time for Your College Student

Are You Ready for the LONG Winter Break?

Looking ahead to a new semester and a new year

New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your High School or College Student

New Year’s Resolutions for College Parents — and Their College Students

“I Don’t Want to Go Back!” Helping Your Student Decide Whether to Return to School

What to Expect from Your Student’s Second Semester of College

Should My Student Consider Retaking a Course?

What Your Student Should Know About Beginning College Mid-Year

Why Some College Parents’ Involvement Increases During the Second Semester

Ten Reasons Why Your Student May Have a Case of the “Second Semester Blues”

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