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Posts tagged with: college transition

Alex I’m joined today by Rana Slosberg. In addition to a Bachelor of Science degree in systems engineering from New York University, Rana has an independent educational consultant certificate from University of California, Irvine. She established her organization, Slosberg College...
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There are many challenges parents of college students face, but we've prepared tips and strategies to help you both have a smooth transition....
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Leaving your home and going to college can be overwhelming. We'll let you in on a secret - dorm life is not as difficult as you might think....
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Thinking you won't be able to survive the upcoming exams? Well, think again! With these tricks, you'll surely be able to do so and then some!...
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College admissions counselors are impressed by students who spend their summers working. They can infer that you are responsible, mature, capable of making a commitment and can manage your time—all skills that will serve you well in college. The specific...
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By Josephine Vonarburg of Transitions College Advising Things move quickly in college. A great deal of material is covered in a short 14 to 15-week period, and there is no time to waste. This means that students need to be...
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When Aiden’s mother called me, he was a wink away from failing out of Bucknell. It was mid-January and he still hadn’t completed his courses from fall semester. The professors had been extremely lenient, and when the administration got involved,...
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As we enter the third winter of the Covid pandemic, maintaining good relationships with our kids is so critical, given the impact that it’s had on mental health. For reference, the pandemic has literally doubled the rate of both anxiety...
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It was only a matter of time before my old fraternity chapter of Phi Kappa Sigma, the Skulls, was shut down. It seemed an anachronistic setting for such a conversation, one beyond the imagination of my college self, existing in...
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By Lindsey Skerker, Director of College Counseling and Placement at The Craig School          In a recent article about the most expensive colleges in the US, President Brian Casey of Colgate University summed it up best: “The business model of...
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