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Episode 22- Gap Year or Growth Year

Jun 20, 2020

 

Gap Year, Yes or No

 

Reasons for a gap year.

The good things about a growth year.

The things to 'worry' about a gap year.

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Episode 21- Dorm Room Do's and Don'ts

Jun 16, 2020

Episode 21-Dorm rooms Do’s and Don’ts 

  • Homework
  • What to buy now and take with you
  • What to buy there or ship
  • What not to buy

 

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Episode 20- Academic and Emotional Support

Jun 02, 2020

Your kiddo wants to return to campus. Your stance on the pandemic….social distancing, masks, vaccines…..is important but I want to share some things you can help your student investigate and get prepared now….before they need it or to have it ready to go when they arrive.

 

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Episode 19- Advising Deep Dive

May 28, 2020

Sharing how to help your student really take advantage of their advising appointment. 

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Episode 18-Virtual Orientation

May 17, 2020

COVID-19 is not the reason for virtual orientations this summer.

Many colleges and universities have offered a virtual experience for the families that can’t make the trip for one or two days due to cost, work, or their student’s extra curricular activities. How do you and your student make the most of your virtual experience.

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Episode 16- End of term, Now what?

May 05, 2020

This is COVID-19 so the normal advice I’d give is not applicable. So here is a COVID-19 edition.

Let’s talk grades, what do they mean, how to access your GPA status and 3 things to do now.

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Episode 15- The CARE Act for students

Apr 27, 2020

CARE act for students

https://ticas.org/affordability-2/whats-in-the-cares-act-higher-education-student-debt/

approx. $14.25 billion) is directed to higher education institutions

Of the approximately $14 billion dedicated to colleges and universities:  Ninety percent (approx. $13 billion) will go directly to institutions of higher education.

Institutions must use at least half of the funds they receive (for a total of approx. $6.975 billion across all institutions) to provide emergency financial aid grants to students for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus. These expenses include costs such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, and child care.

https://ticas.org/affordability-2/statement-on-the-cares-act/

“The bill specifically helps federal student loan borrowers by pausing monthly loan payments through September 30 without interest accruing; each of the months of paused payments counts toward forgiveness...

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Episode 14- How Dual Credit is Used

Apr 21, 2020

 In this episode I'm sharing three steps to figure out how your student's dual credit is going to be used in their selected degree program.

Transferology-  https://www.transferology.com

If you prefer the visual aspect, here is the link to the You tube video.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zq5soGSDtNw

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