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Episode 48- Your student was dismissed, now what?

Jan 04, 2021

This is never a fun topic but it does happen. I’m going to walk you through the three things your student needs to do next.

 

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  • Evaluate how they got here.
    • Wrong major
      • Was this parent’s major choice or students
      • Push goal major
      • safe/boring major
    • Poor housing choice
      • Apartment
      • Roommate issues
      • At home
    • Time management
      • Procrastination
      • Too much free time
      • Too many obligations
        • Job
        • clubs
      • No idea how to do this
    • Emotional health issues
      • New
      • Existing
      • Existing but previously under control
    • Physical health issues
      • New
      • Existing
      • Existing but previously under control
    • Use of university resources
      • No, why
      • Yes, why not successful
  • Determine next steps
    • Go back
    • Transfer
    • Time away
  • Take action
    1. Go back
      • Reapply
      • Consider if appeal is appropriate
      • Take 12 credits at a jr or community college
      • Watch for decision email
    2. Transfer
      • If they decided that their college choice was the reason for being dismissed then they need to decide where are they going?
      • Application 
      • Consider their plan for success at new college
      • Take 12 credits at a Jr. or community college
      • Watch for decision email
    3. Time away
      • Decide how to make the most of this time
        • Work
        • Self care
          • Emotional
          • Physical
        • Volunteer
          • Test drive their career options
          • Community service to help with application

 

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