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MOST RECENT: Life Lessons From a Summer Job

Posted on 05/30/2019, by Dr. Ellen Fithian

Life Lessons From a Summer Job

With summer approaching, many families are weighing the options for their teenagers. Educational opportunities abound; your teen could learn Chinese, explore the Galapagos, hone his tennis serve or write a play, but in my view an invaluable educational opportunity that is often overlooked is the School of Work. Looking back on my own workplace education, one woman stands out as my most valuable professor. I’ll call her Belinda Brio, soleā€¦

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College Shopping: Price Check Please

Posted on 05/30/2019, by Dr. Ellen Fithian

College Shopping: Price Check Please

College costs range from expensive to exorbitant. How do you find the ones you can afford?

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AP Tests: “Need to Know” Information for Parents

Posted on 05/01/2019, by Dr. Ellen Fithian

AP Tests: “Need to Know” Information for Parents

Learn exam dates, testing tips, and how to get scores.

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Three Sure Ways to Ruin a Campus Visit

Posted on 03/14/2019, by Dr. Ellen Fithian

Three Sure Ways to Ruin a Campus Visit

For a great campus tour, avoid these parenting pitfalls.

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Spring Break: So Many Colleges, So Little Time

Posted on 03/11/2019, by Dr. Ellen Fithian

Spring Break: So Many Colleges, So Little Time

What should you hope to accomplish on your campus tours?

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