Research + News | Topic: Parents
Mar 8, 2021
‘Destination College’ Webinar Schools Parents, Helping Guide Their Teens Through Next Steps Towards College
A new program is schooling parents on how to better help their teens prepare for life after graduation while guiding them through the college admissions process. Read the article here.
Oct 14, 2020
How Parents Can Support Teenagers In The Pandemic College Process
With college admissions significantly altered this year, pay attention to what your child wants and needs. 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 16, 2019
Helicopter Parenting Impact Can Last As Long As College Years
A new Florida State University (FSU) study finds helicopter parenting continues well into young adulthood and can have devastating impacts on college students. Read the article here.
Oct 21, 2019
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.
Sep 30, 2019
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.
Sep 24, 2019
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.
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 31, 2019
College Financial-Aid Loophole: Wealthy Parents Transfer Guardianship Of Their Teens To Get Aid
Education Department, universities are investigating the practice, which has been used in the Chicago area. 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.