Motivating an Unmotivated Student

Parents play a pivotal role in motivating teens. This information will help you get (and keep) your teen on track for college.

Parent College Coach Tip #32: The 3 Cs of Coaching

Parent College Coach Tip #32: The 3 Cs of Coaching

Parenthood. There have been thousands of books written on this subject. From my experience, the hardest part of parenting is...

Parent College Coach Tip #31: Beware the Net Price Calculators

Parent College Coach Tip #31: Beware the Net Price Calculators

Since 2011, colleges are required by law to have net price calculators on their websites -- but be aware that not all net price calculators are created equal.

Parent College Coach Tip #29: Do You Know Where Your Teens Are (on Social Media)?

Parent College Coach Tip #29: Do You Know Where Your Teens Are (on Social Media)?

Years ago, there was a public service announcement at 10pm every night (curfew time) and it said, “Do you know where your children are?” Parents have the same problem but the parameters are different. I’m asking you the same question, “Do you know where your children are (which sites your kids are active on and who they are talking to)?”

Parent College Coach Tip #26: Helicopter Parenting–It’s Not All Bad

Parent College Coach Tip #26: Helicopter Parenting–It’s Not All Bad

It’s no surprise that parents have become so involved in their kids’ lives that school administrators have labeled us helicopter parents. But it can’t all be bad; after all, parents are actually involved. But there are extremes. And it’s possible that a few bad parenting experiences have shed a negative light on all of us.