Sep 27, 2020
Countdown to College: The Essential Steps to Your Child's Successful Launch
Posted by Monique Rinere

After all the testing and touring and applying, your child has been accepted to college Congratulations Now what Every new student grapples with making a successful transition to college with remaining healthy, happy, grounded, and in school Indeed, the national statistics are sobering One in three freshmen will not come back for sopho year, and less than 50 perce After all the testing and touring and applying, your child has been accepted to college Congratulations Now what Every new student grapples with making a successful transition to college with remaining healthy, happy, grounded, and in school Indeed, the national statistics are sobering One in three freshmen will not come back for sopho year, and less than 50 percent will graduate on time A student s adjustment is key, especially during the period starting with the lazy summer months before move in and ending at the dizzying close of a student s first semester Distilling lessons and sharing stories some cautionary, some entertaining, all helpful from her long college advisory career, three time Ivy League dean Monique Rinere presents a unique month by month road map to a college experience that is rich, rewarding, and successful for teens and parents alike Taking parents from the moment the acceptances arrive to the end of the first college semester, her expert advice covers assessing the right fit among your child s options who and what to ask to get the real scoop on campus and academic life understanding actual costs considering hidden expenses, financial aid and scholarship fine print, loans, and work study opportunities parenting through the senior slump so that students don t jeopardize their hard won college spot talking to your child about freshman culture shock and their new freedoms arou

  • Title: Countdown to College: The Essential Steps to Your Child's Successful Launch
  • Author: Monique Rinere
  • ISBN: 1524799319
  • Page: 345
  • Format: Paperback
  • Countdown to College The Essential Steps to Your Child s Successful Launch After all the testing and touring and applying your child has been accepted to college Congratulations Now what Every new student grapples with making a successful transition to college with remainin

    Judy

    Countdown to College includes lots of useful information about the college application process and the beginning of college life As I read I found myself wishing there were bullets or checklists at the beginning of each chapter to highlight the key points coming I enjoyed the examples of real students used to illustrate many of the ideas in this book.One thing that bothers me some is that Countdown to College is geared towards parents I know that the parents will most likely be paying for at Cou [...]



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