Ready, Reset, Go!

Welcome, 2024! With the new year upon us, and as the spring semester begins, it’s a great time to reflect and reset.  This is true for parents and students alike, although it often looks very different for each of you. Parents, I challenge you to take a moment to reflect on how you [...]

By |2024-01-09T12:59:55-08:00January 9th, 2024|Blog|Comments Off on Ready, Reset, Go!

This is Happening

This is happening.  Your freshman is packing their bags and getting ready to move into their new digs for their first semester in college.  There are a lot of emotions that come with this big step for parents, from excitement, to pride, to nervous energy, to complete fear.  And not necessarily in that [...]

By |2023-08-14T13:36:04-07:00August 14th, 2023|Blog|Comments Off on This is Happening

Autonomy in College

Aaaaah, summer break! Vacations, BBQs, beach days, and some family bonding. Enjoy this time, because summer fun soon turns into packing, moving them in, and worrying about what comes next as the fall semester begins. Ironically, some college freshmen aren’t prepared for the thing they have been craving the most in their lives. Autonomy. [...]

By |2023-08-14T13:36:04-07:00July 6th, 2023|Blog|Comments Off on Autonomy in College

How to Survive Finals

It’s that time.  Finals.  End of the semester.  Pass or fail.  STRESS. Students across the country are dealing with the most demanding part of any semester.  Papers, projects, last-minute revisions, and exams.  This usually means late nights, extra caffeine and sugar, and little sleep.  All in an effort to store a semester’s [...]

By |2023-08-14T13:36:05-07:00May 5th, 2023|Blog|Comments Off on How to Survive Finals

Where the Heck is Point B?

We all know the statistics. 1 in 3 incoming college freshmen never graduate. And as many as 70% of junior college students never complete their 2-yr degree or transfer to a 4-year university. It begs the question. Why? This is not a one-size-fits-all kind of answer. But in my experience working with students, [...]

By |2023-08-14T13:36:05-07:00February 16th, 2023|Blog|Comments Off on Where the Heck is Point B?

Welcome, 2023!

I have always been a big fan of the New Year.  I’m not a New Year’s Resolution person, but it is helpful to reflect on the previous year and take a close look at what worked and what didn’t.  A fresh start.  A reset, so to speak. This is a terrific time for [...]

By |2023-08-14T13:36:05-07:00January 10th, 2023|Blog|Comments Off on Welcome, 2023!
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