Category: Parents & teens

Money Management for Teenagers
High school to college

Money Management for Teenagers

Karen Sosnoski Karen Sosnoski- June 8, 2021 0

As a mom, I’m learning that “the money talk” with teenagers is about more than money--it’s about family values, and recognizing that not everyone may ... Read More

Bribery and the Scholarship Application Process
Applications

Bribery and the Scholarship Application Process

Karen Sosnoski Karen Sosnoski- January 28, 2021 0

On top of homework, extracurriculars, internships, or jobs, and the stress of deadlines, chores, and fitting in social activities, it’s no wonder some students are ... Read More

Helping Your College and College-Bound Kids Cope Through the Pandemic
Parenting

Helping Your College and College-Bound Kids Cope Through the Pandemic

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- April 6, 2020 0

  A pandemic brings more than illness--it brings major life disruption, and an overwhelming sense of uncertainty. For kids in high school and college, it ... Read More

Life Lessons For Graduating Seniors
High school to college

Life Lessons For Graduating Seniors

Cheree Edenfield Cheree Edenfield- April 1, 2020 0

My son was a senior of the class of 2020. When reports of COVID-19 first began and the cancellations started, I was sad. Sad for ... Read More

How Colleges Respond to Crises
College Life

How Colleges Respond to Crises

Suzanne Shaffer Suzanne Shaffer- March 27, 2020 0

Colleges must often respond to crises like active shooters, extreme weather, and even mold. They have plans in place to serve their staff and student ... Read More

How to Cope When Your College Kid Comes Home
Parenting

How to Cope When Your College Kid Comes Home

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- March 27, 2020 0

They’re Back... It’s the cry of parents with college-aged kids heard round the world. You’re happy to see each other, but your grown children moving ... Read More

High Schoolers are Missing Milestones Because of the Coronavirus
Parenting

High Schoolers are Missing Milestones Because of the Coronavirus

Taayoo Murray Taayoo Murray- March 25, 2020 0

    There is no denying it: COVID-19 impacts milestones. High school students were excited about school closures. They saw it as a "get out ... Read More

Parents and Students: The Coronavirus Has Changed Our College Decisions
College Admissions

Parents and Students: The Coronavirus Has Changed Our College Decisions

Annie Burdick Annie Burdick- March 23, 2020 0

If you’re a high school student preparing for college, or the parent of one, you’ve probably already begun to realize that this pandemic and the ... Read More

Managing My 6 Kids During a Pandemic
High school to college

Managing My 6 Kids During a Pandemic

Sabrina Malone Sabrina Malone- March 23, 2020 0

I’ve been wrestling with what I could possibly say that could be helpful about the turn of recent events, at least from a college perspective. ... Read More

How to Clean Up Your Social Media for College
College Admissions

How to Clean Up Your Social Media for College

Sabrina Malone Sabrina Malone- February 20, 2020 0

“Watch what you put online.” “Remember what happened to all those kids who got their offers rescinded from Harvard?” “Assume that anything and everything you ... Read More