Encouraging your Student at Midterms

As we approach the mid-point of the semester, your college students may express feeling increased stress. They may have exams and assignments due, and could be feeling overwhelmed. Here are 6 practical tips to help support and encourage your student: 1 – Encourage your student to create a study schedule that includes backwards planning. Help […]

Talking with your student in the 1st week of classes

As we start the Fall semester, you want to support your student, but you also want them to be independent, emerging adults. Here are a few questions to get a conversation started on a positive note. 1 – How often should we communicate? Set expectations together on when you and your student will communicate. For […]

College Move-in Day

5 Tips for Families to Support a Successful College Move-in Day Student staff assisting new families at Dayton Hall This will be a hectic, but exciting day of transition for your student. As parents & family, it’s challenging to adjust your frame of mind to allow your student to take the lead. Here are 5 […]