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.
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.
CARE act for students
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.
“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...
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.
If you prefer the visual aspect, here is the link to the You tube video.
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I'm sharing a few tips on how you can care for yourself and then your suddenly returned college student during COVID-19.
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I'll talk through the things you need your student to consider when determining if a Pass/No Pass grade option is in their best interest even with the crazy COVID semester they've had.
I'm sharing the amazing group of women in West Lafayette called The Townie Moms....how they came about, what they do and advice people they've helped have to offer.
Townie Mom's FB is https://www.facebook.com/putowniemoms
Linda Tarkington's LinkedIn- https://www.linkedin.com/in/linda-tarkington-b3132017/
With all the craziness in our world right now the topics I had planned don't seem relevant right now. So I'm handing the whiteboard marker to you to tell me what you want me to research and share with you.
Here is the link to listen to part 2 of last weeks episode on You Tube. Sorry but I ran out of storage for this month on my hosting site. Facepalm :)