By Keith Low Each year in August or September, thousands and thousands of students move away from the built-in structure and safety net of home to the freedoms and independence of college life. While it can be an exciting time filled with all sorts of possibilities for learning and growth, it can also be a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
When students leave the parental nest and head off to college, they have to take a lot more responsibility for themselves. While academic issues might be expected, there are also relationship issues that often arise. High frustration levels can lead to poor self-esteem and isolation, while lack of social skills can lead to inappropriate behavior, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Shelly A. Meyers, Ed.D. When students are in the K-12 atmosphere most teachers consider it their job to teach to all learning styles, particularly when there is an IEP to consider. This is not the case in the college atmosphere. There will be many more lecture presentations than discussions and in some cases […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Preparation for College Life Part II—Questions to Ask and Where to Ask Them. by Shelly A Meyers, M.S. Ed. August, 2007 The college campus can be a very exciting and intimidating place. Locating the appropriate buildings, finding services, and surveying the off-campus community can be daunting in the beginning. So where do you start? There […]Continue Reading... No Comments.