College Success

Finding the silver lining

It’s that time of year. It’s time to find the silver lining of college rejection. High school seniors by now have heard from all the schools to which they applied. Some are elated. Others are heartbroken that they did not get into their preferred college.

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Mental Health on College Campuses

Studies and articles that point out the mental health challenges our teens continue to face do a great service by shining a light on the situation and elevating the conversation. They also point out the important role that time off plays before students jump into the academic rigors, relatively unstructured time and social demands of campus life.

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Talk About Transfer or Time Off

We recently came across an article that does a great job helping families understand how to think through “time off” for students who are already in college. This is a great call out, because not all Gap Years are taken by students right after high school.

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Ripple effect of Gap Year deferrals?

Many families are wondering if it will be harder for this year’s high school seniors to get into college for Fall 2021, because students who took Gap Years this year will be starting college next fall instead of fall 2020.

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