An Open Letter to High School Parents
Sep09

An Open Letter to High School Parents

You are entering uncharted waters and for some, the final months and days of high school. From someone who survived those years, I want to share some parenting insight to help you along your college journey.

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Parent College Coach Tip #115: Summer College Prep
Jun10

Parent College Coach Tip #115: Summer College Prep

Before you think I’m advocating “heads to the grindstone” this summer, rest assured these activities will not consume your or your student’s summer months. What this summer college prep will do is prepare your student for the upcoming school year and help him enter the next phase of his education thinking and planning for college. The summer before middle school Entering middle school is a huge transition for...

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Parent College Coach Tip #78: College Prep is More Than College Prep
Sep04

Parent College Coach Tip #78: College Prep is More Than College Prep

College prep, in the purest sense, is preparing your student for everything they will face in college. It’s more than tests, applications, and essays.

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Parent College Coach Tip #63: Use Pinterest for College Prep
May01

Parent College Coach Tip #63: Use Pinterest for College Prep

Pinterest’s search tool allows you to organize articles and all kinds of information by creating boards for each topic. It’s one way to keep all your college prep resources in one place and revisit when you need to reread the information or delve deeper.

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Why Your Student Should Consider Community College
Apr11

Why Your Student Should Consider Community College

Rising concerns about student loan debt and graduate unemployment are making the process of pursuing education more stressful and uncertain than ever before. Community colleges are becoming increasingly popular options for students everywhere. Is community college a path that your teen should consider?

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Parent College Coach Tip #60: What Is Your Parenting Style?
Apr10

Parent College Coach Tip #60: What Is Your Parenting Style?

What type of parent college coach are you? What is your parenting style? Each of us has a unique personality that will influence the way we coach our teens. The key is to find yourself, recognize your weaknesses, identify your strengths and adapt to provide your college-bound teen with the best coaching possible.

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