Research + News | Topic: Emerging Adulthood
Jun 25, 2020
Gen Z Career Futures
The pandemic has thrown gen Z dreams and ambitions up in the air as economies shrink and the world becomes a more dangerous place. Read the article here.
Jun 19, 2020
Facing A Broken Mental Health System, Many U.S. Teens Fall Off A Dangerous ‘Cliff’ In Their Care
An 18th birthday is what some mental health providers know, anecdotally, as “the cliff,” the cutoff at which teens with mental health conditions are flung into adulthood, often without any preparation for the challenges to care ahead. Read the article here.
May 27, 2020
How To Help A Student Who Just Lost Their Senior Year
Tim Elmore blogs from the Growing Leaders website about helping those graduating in this pandemic. Read the post here.
Apr 8, 2020
‘I’m In High School Again’: Virus Sends College Students Home To Parents, And Their Rules
Their college campuses closed, crestfallen students have journeyed back to their childhood bedrooms — and to chores, revived sibling rivalries and curfews. Read the article here.
Jan 27, 2020
The Grim Reality Of Millennials Who Rely On Their Parents For Money
Despite a decade-long expansion and record-low unemployment, studies suggest that between 60% and 70% of 18- to 34-year-olds rely on their parents for financial assistance. Read the article here.
Jan 2, 2020
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.
Dec 11, 2019
Why Colleges Should Not Drift From Their Original Mission
Tim Elmore blogs on an evolution taking place on college campuses. Read his post here.
Dec 9, 2019
How To Get Teens To Fly The Nest And Prepare Them For The Real World
Record numbers of young adults in their twenties and thirties are still living at home, official figures reveal. Read the article here.
Sep 16, 2019
Tell Me More: 8 Conversations To Start (And Continue) With Your College Freshman
Fuller Youth Institute overs some helpful conversations to have with those who have just begun college. Read the article here.
Jul 30, 2019
Failure To Launch: Parents Are Barriers To Teen Independence
While most parents say they are doing enough to prepare their teen for adulthood, they gave low rankings of their teen’s ability to handle basic tasks. Read the article here.