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College
03/04/2013
Is It Time to Bring Back College Curfews? Since 1970, the rate of freshmen graduating from college has plummeted. Every study shows that there are more freshmen entering college than ever before, yet fewer of them are actually graduating than ever before. More >>

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02/04/2013
Ten Ways to Know if Your Child Is Ready or Not for College Spring is the time of year when high school juniors are learning about different colleges and high school seniors are receiving their acceptance letters. More >>

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01/29/2013
All Work Is Honorable I think that young people are set up for making poor career choices when they are guided to think about their career as picking something that they will like to do, which most often correlates with "will I be making big bucks"... More >>

Tags: CollegeEducationEmploymentHonorJobJobsParentingWorking
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10/31/2012
Not Being Ready for College-- or Life! I am a high school teacher. I serve on a committee that works with parents to encourage struggling students so they have a better chance to graduate, thus improving their later quality of life. I'd like to tell you about a recent meeting with 'Jane'... More >>

Tags: AttitudeBehaviorCollegeEducationHigher educationMotivationPersonal ResponsibilitySchoolStay-at-Home MomStudentsValues
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10/31/2012
Are SAT and ACT Good Measures? ...In many of the cases where I have had to deal with students making poor grades, there were low test scores in their records. But, I have had many poor students who had higher scores. They were not applying themselves or had taken on too many responsibilities. More >>

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10/12/2012
Who Pays for College? I was only 17 when I started college, and since I didn't like school, my first thought was to go during the summers, too, to get it over with. Then I thought, I don't want to be 20 years old and working full time. So I decided to go 'co-op'... More >>

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10/05/2012
Paying for College Doesn't Mean the Government ...I'm not surprised to hear parents tell me that the public school system tells them there's no funding. They can't help it; they are just lemmings repeating what everyone else hears in the public school system. More >>

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08/02/2012
Mama Should've Married Me Off Sooner! I was listening to your commentary on 'How to do Well in College.' It reminded me of my experience. After dropping classes right and left, and being put on academic probation, I had a rough start in my college career. More >>

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07/31/2012
College and a Husband... Both by Chance I graduated in the top ten of my high school class, and was accepted into my first choice expensive private college. However, the financial aid package still meant I could not afford to attend this school without going into major debt. More >>

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07/27/2012
My Studying Strategy I was listening to your program on SiriusXM yesterday when you started talking about the methods you used to study while in college and had a deja vu moment. I was a solid B student in high school... More >>

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