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MOST RECENT: Balancing Activities With Academics

Posted on 10/18/2019, by Dr. Ellen Fithian

Balancing Activities With Academics

The first interim report cards of the year went home within the past couple of weeks, bringing pride and joy into some homes - and angst into others.

A disappointing report card provides the impetus for many a heart-to-heart conversation between parents and teens, beginning with questions about the teen’s performance in each course. Is she turning in work on time – or at all, does she understand the material, has she met with theā€¦

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Life Lessons From a Summer Job

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

Life Lessons From a Summer Job

Some of life's best lessons are learned in the School of Work.

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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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