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Posts tagged with: university life

I was cursed with a quick wit and curiosity for all subjects of learning and extracurriculars. I loved math but did it sloppily and thus missed occasional minus sign that blew up the whole equation. Science was awesome, but my...
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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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By Diane Steiger of Matrix College Consulting If you’re a high school senior, you might be feeling like it’s application crunch time.  You also might be facing bouts of procrastination and early senioritis.  Managing your time can help you get...
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Transitioning to college is a big task. It’s a huge change from what you know, and as you go, you’ll be leaving behind the established network of friends you have back home. But don’t worry — college will be an...
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The UK has a host of excellent universities, some of which are the oldest in the world, and many of which regularly rank among the top colleges worldwide. Oxford and Cambridge (collectively, Oxbridge) consistently place in the top five. The...
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Probably the most significant decision you will make in your time at college is your decision on what to major in during your time there. This can be challenging for a number of reasons, particularly if you aren’t quite sure...
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