Most of the students I see have been back in school for a week or two. Kids are starting to settle into new routines and learn the ropes with new teachers and classes. I love this time of year because students are excited about what’s ahead. Maybe it’s a new subject they might […]
Community Service-Is it Important?
Community Service: Is it important and why should you think about it? I spent last night at a local food bank volunteering with my daughter. We walked into a warehouse full of pallets of apples that were going to be boxed up and distributed. As we were sorting apples and weighing boxes I got to […]
Colleges That Change Lives
I had the pleasure of attending the Colleges That Change Lives Conference last week. Colleges that Change Lives (CTCL) is a group of 45 liberal arts colleges that grew from the work of Loren Pope, a visionary in the world of higher ed. dedicated to the advancement and support of a student-centered college search process, […]
New School Year, New Beginnings
It’s hard to believe another school year is upon us. As I’m regrouping with students after the summer, this is a great time to talk about how to make school less stressful and more enjoyable. Here are some strategies to help your student as they start junior high or high school. Setting up routines […]