Research + News | Topic: Parents

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.

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.

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.

U.S. College Admissions Scandal: How Did The Scheme Work And Who Was Charged?

Wealthy parents were part of the biggest college admissions scam ever prosecuted by the Department of Justice, prosecutors say, accused of conspiring to get their kids into elite colleges through bribery and cheating. Read the article here.

Recovering From The Disconnect With Your Teens

We need to talk seriously about the disconnect between parents and teenagers before kids hit college campuses. Read the article here.

Preparing Your Kids For College

Jim Burns from HomeWord offers his perspective and tips on preparing kids for college. Read his blog post here.

Why Youth Stay In Church When They Grow Up

What is it that sets apart the kids who stay in the church? Read the article here.

Technology, Dating, College, Career: Here’s Why Today’s Teens Are The Most Anxious Ever

What can be done to overcome anxiety? And why parents may be contributing to the problem. Read the article here.

How I Helped My Kids Decide What To Do After High School

Growing Leaders president Tim Elmore provides a summary of what he and his wife did to prepare their kids for their post-secondary experience. Read his blog post here.

Out Of The Nest

Tips for Successfully Launching Your Kids into College. A blog post from Rhett Smith for Fuller Youth Institute. Read the blog here.