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College Transfers: Why or Why Not?

College Transfers: Why or Why Not?

“There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.” – Winston Churchill. Your college freshman is home for Thanksgiving or winter break. He or she seems happy to be home, but not so eager to return to school for spring semester. Sometime between handing

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How College Students Can Build their Careers over Winter Break

How College Students Can Build their Careers over Winter Break

“Nothing is more terrible than activity without insight.”   –Thomas Carlyle. Your college student has finished fall finals and is coming home for the holiday season. Most likely, your student is exhausted from the last few weeks of stress, all-nighters, and a junk food diet. Lowered immune

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Adjusting to College Life: “Friendsickness”

Adjusting to College Life: “Friendsickness”

“Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find.” – William Shakespeare. Your college freshman will make many new adjustments, from doing laundry to managing a heavy academic load independently. In this post, I would like to focus on one absolutely essential adjustment: establishing new social connections.

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Last Chance College Admissions Opportunities

April 1—April Fool’s Day—has arrived. Your student has fought the good fight: taken the standardized tests, applied to a number of schools, written myriad essays, and waited on pins and needles for months. There are a few decent choices, but nothing he or she is truly excited

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