College Tours

The college tour might not yield the intended result writes author Erica Reischer. In her recent New York Times article, she suggests that the college [...] [Read More]

Gap Year Experiences

There are many stories about Gap Year experiences.  This New York Times blog captures some ….at least enough to wish there were more. We are [...] [Read More]

Managing Emotions

We hear and speak often about teen emotions.  No question that being on the receiving end and having to deal with the emotional ups and [...] [Read More]

College Admissions Process

 We blogged recently about an article written by Brennan Barnard, a College Counselor at a private school in New Hampshire, about how the college admissions [...] [Read More]

Behavior Changes In My Teen ….What’s okay?

It should be no surprise to parents of teens that risk-taking behaviors are part of normal adolescent development. (Don’t get tired of us writing about [...] [Read More]