This is an important article from The Atlantic. It highlights the complex issues surrounding how colleges and universities manage mental health issues of students.
There is a good chance that at some point in your student’s college career he will have the opportunity to take an online class. The question is, should he?
There are many appeals to online classes – especially convenience. Students can complete their entire class without having to go to a classroom or sit through a lecture, and very often, students can complete the work at their own pace and at whatever time of the day or night is convenient.
Name-calling, labeling, is almost always based on a generalization and stereotype and we need to value and respect people as individuals, so name-calling is probably best avoided. However, some of the labels that are given to people may have a grain of truth in them. While we don’t necessarily want to totally accept and believe them, or perpetuate them, holding the mirror up and questioning them may be helpful.
Did you know that it is possible for students to get college credit for what they already know by taking a CLEP exam?
One of the first rites of passage for many new college students may be attending college convocation. What is college convocation?
One very important task that each college student faces each semester is choosing his classes for the next semester.
Of course your student needs textbooks in college . . . maybe. Textbooks are expensive. The cost of producing most textbooks is high and the costs are passed along to the students.
The New York Times published a useful article that highlights the challenges facing families and students managing the costs of college.
We like to think of it as College 101 – but really we do more to support college parents then just share articles. We are here to monitor the topics and themes of greatest interest to college students and their families and to help make sure that the investment your family is making in a higher education generates a great return for the life and career choice of your child. Keep these tips in mind and most of all keep a good sense of humor when dealing with your child. It often helps to share the warmth of a smile or laugh that only a supportive parent can give.