In this farewell show, we think through the foundation for the college search: what does your teen believe and what do you believe, and how do these beliefs influence the journey? We hear a parade of excerpts from experts: Randy Taran speaks to building teens’ strengths and resilience, Kathy Griffin … [Read more...] about College Bound & Determined – Evergreen Thoughts on Finding the Colleges That are the Right Fit!
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Teens are worried about getting into college, so today we focus on three key topics: First we discuss the alarming new trend of “application inflation” when students apply to too many schools. Gunce Arkan gives us the inside info on writing stellar essays, as they are critical to the application … [Read more...] about College Bound & Determined – Expert advice on applications, writing essays and getting personalized support
This week our conversations focuses getting real about college-discovering what to do when and how to manage it all! We explore a simple yet challenging way to support our teens in their work in school and in our relationship with them, and Jane Massengill shares her wonderful experience in sending … [Read more...] about College Bound & Determined – Beginning the Transition: Your Teen’s Start on the Path toward College
We begin this week with a look at the controversial question, “What’s in a name?” so that your teen zeroes in on the critical information and not the hype. Jill shares her impressions of a recent college fair-the good, the bad, and the ugly. And, Jill’s guest Jodi Hume, a time strategist, shares … [Read more...] about College Bound & Determined – Asking the Right Questions About College
This week we learn about listening from Julian Treasure, orientation to time-past, present and future-from Philip Zimbardo, thinking about our own values while listening to Eddi Reader, and planning for discovering our teen’s values in the wrap-up discussion of all these great pieces. We also take … [Read more...] about College Bound & Determined – Values -You Gotta Be in Touch with ‘Em to Do the College Search Right!
It’s summer’s end and your relationships with your teen heading off to college is about to change dramatically! This week we talk about what that new relationship will look like and how to prepare for it. Jaclyn Green-Stock talks with us about helping teens begin college on the right foot, embracing … [Read more...] about College Bound & Determined – Change, change, change… For your teen and you!
Summer's almost over! It's time to get serious about completing the college admissions process, and that means helping your teen focus on the best possible constellation of components. This week we dig deeply into a difficult area for many students-interviewing skills. Kay White, communication … [Read more...] about College Bound & Determined – To interview or not to interview, that is the question… The answer is, “Yes, do!”
Queries from teens drive our conversation this week! We tackle the worth of college, the question of how many extracurriculars is just right, and how to craft a stellar college essay. Andrew Long is my guest and we hear where he is in his college search, and in sharing his process we learn many of … [Read more...] about College Bound & Determined – The Goldilocks Approach: Finding Answers About the College Search for Your Teen that are Just Right!
Just in case your teen got caught up in end-of-school-year madness and a summer away from school, we begin with a recap of steps in the college search from May to September. We hear from Dave Eggers’ about how his dream of helping students has become a reality. His piece offers insights into how to … [Read more...] about College Bound & Determined – It’s August! Time to Think Ahead to the New School Year
This week we tackle a broad range of topics! We discuss the steps of the college search and selection marathon, and I share some behind-the-scenes tips from my complimentary strategy sessions for teens and their parents. Just in case those topics raise anxiety, we shift to ways to take care of … [Read more...] about College Bound & Determined – Ready, Set, Go! Start the college search!