Parent College Coach Tip #40: Pay Attention to Your Teen’s Emotions
Nov07

Parent College Coach Tip #40: Pay Attention to Your Teen’s Emotions

The stress of the college admissions season weighs heavy on your college-bound teen. Take a look at a few of their repressed feelings. Can you recognize any of these in your teen’s emotions?

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The Scary Side of College Prep: Takeaway Tweets with Guest Paul Hemphill
Oct30

The Scary Side of College Prep: Takeaway Tweets with Guest Paul Hemphill

Paul Hemphill, a college admissions counselor and parent expert, shared his tips last night about facing your fear of college prep. Parents and students fear so many aspects of the college prep process: the college choice, the essay, the financial aspect, the standardized tests and the uncertainty of it all. Paul exposed our fears and helped us see that fear is only fear until you expose the truth and face it head on. As with any...

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Parent College Coach Tip #38: Don’t Let Stress Get the Better of You
Oct24

Parent College Coach Tip #38: Don’t Let Stress Get the Better of You

Stress. It’s a killer. Parents and teens deal with stress on a daily basis; and when the college prep season arrives, the stress intensifies. Do you know what to expect and how to deal with it?

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Parent College Coach Tip #23: Dealing with Drama About College
Jul11

Parent College Coach Tip #23: Dealing with Drama About College

There are three tactics parents can use when dealing with these unexpected twists and turns along the road to college.

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Parent College Coach Tip #18: Summer Boredom Crushers
Jun06

Parent College Coach Tip #18: Summer Boredom Crushers

While you can’t jam college prep down your teen’s throat this summer, you can prepare for those “I’m bored” moments. Crush that summer boredom!

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Parent College Coach Tip #15: Talk To Your Teens About Peer Pressure
May09

Parent College Coach Tip #15: Talk To Your Teens About Peer Pressure

During their teenage years, our greatest fear is the peer pressure they face to act recklessly. And in college, we’re afraid they will do something to put their lives in jeopardy because they are impaired by alcohol. These peer pressures keep parents up at night and even the most stalwart of heart frightened.

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