Research + News | Topic: College Readiness

Colleges Spent Months Planning For Fall, But A COVID-19 Surge Is Changing Everything

How is the COVID surge changing plans on college campuses? Read the article here.

Teens Can Get Ready For College Or A Career With A Leg Up From The Library

With COVID-19 still keeping us all at a social distance for the time being, Teen Librarians put their heads together to help connect teens with college and career readiness resources as they graduate, move into summer employment, or think about college. Read the article here.

12 Ways To Prepare For Your Freshman Year Of College

Students should follow these steps so they’re ready when classes begin. Read the article here.

Help Teens Plan For Life After High School

New Year’s resolutions aren’t only for adults. You can help your teen organize life after high school by getting them to plan now. Watch the video here.

More Testing Means More Stress For Teens – And There’s No Solution In Sight

tudents today face mounting pressure not just to get into college, but to figure out how to pay for an increasingly unaffordable education by working or by setting themselves so far apart from their peers that they’re awarded scholarships. Read the article here.

Final Exams, College Essays, Family Pressures: Here Are 6 Ways To Help Your Teen Manage Stress

 

You may not be capable of making your teen’s stress magically vanish, but there are things you can do to make it more manageable. Read the article here.

 

What I Did Right – And Wrong – In My Son’s First Month At College

Kara Powell shares some of her parenting errors to help parents avoid 3 mistakes she made during her son’s first month in college. Read her blog post here.

Farewell, Valedictorian?

Should high school students be competing for the highest grades? Read the article here.

8 Questions To Ask Your High School Senior This Fall

This might be the first time you’ve raised these conversation topics with your child or stepchild, and that’s okay. The last year of high school is a natural opportunity to restart and revise your communication rhythms. Read the blog post from Fuller Youth Institute here.

The One Question You Never Want To Hear From Students

Tim Elmore blogs about teh college admissions scandal and questions we get from our kids. Read the blog post here.