Seemingly weird words coming from a K-12 counselor. I kept milling over a title for this blog – literally for about 20 minutes – trying to stay away from words like “unimportant” or “skewed data”. When a high school advertises that they have a high college acceptance rate, it doesn’t tell the whole story – or any story at all other than every single one of our students filed out at least one college application and was accepted into at least one college.Read More
Going away to College
Support for Parents
There is such a huge build to high school graduation; college acceptances and rejections, prom, graduation parties… There is so much focus on, in such a short period of time. Your student has their school counselor, their teachers, friends and most of all YOU to support them and guide them through this transition. And I will be the first to admit, I am so focused on getting my clients organized and emotionally prepared for college that I lose sight of that fact that your entire family goes through this transition. As your students primary support system (whether they admit that or not, it’s the truth) you need someone to lean on and talk to during this time of uncertainty too. This blog creates a space to call the transition into their student going to college for what it is; scary, nerve-wracking, exciting, terrifying, wonderful, horrible, the best, the worst….Read More
This week, with help from our summer marketing intern, William, we continue our Back to School prep support with a working list of Do's and Don'ts for incoming college freshmen as they build their lofted beds and try to figure out how they're going to live in a 10x12 room with a stranger (or two, or three) for the next 10 months. Feel free to add your own in the comment section below.
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