18 episodes

You don’t stop parenting the day you drop your student off to college on Move-in Day. Your role simply changes. (Actually, it’s not simple at all, but it changes.) You’re a parent for life. Join Lynn Abrahams and Vicki Nelson, higher education professionals and former college parents, as they explore the topics that can help you be a more effective and supportive parent to your college bound student. Whether you already have a child in college, college is still a year or more away, or your student is about to step out, start now to gather the information that empowers you to be an effective college success coach to your student.

College Parent Central Podcast Vicki Nelson and Lynn Abrahams

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You don’t stop parenting the day you drop your student off to college on Move-in Day. Your role simply changes. (Actually, it’s not simple at all, but it changes.) You’re a parent for life. Join Lynn Abrahams and Vicki Nelson, higher education professionals and former college parents, as they explore the topics that can help you be a more effective and supportive parent to your college bound student. Whether you already have a child in college, college is still a year or more away, or your student is about to step out, start now to gather the information that empowers you to be an effective college success coach to your student.

    #018 – Spiritual Health and College Students- An Interview with Rev. Terry Hofmann

    #018 – Spiritual Health and College Students- An Interview with Rev. Terry Hofmann

    We talk a lot about college student intellectual, social and emotional development, but there are fewer conversations around college students’ spiritual development. In this guest interview, Lynn and Vicki talk with Rev. Terry Hofmann who has served as...

    • 43 min
    #017 - How to Move Forward after Academic Probation or Dismissal

    #017 - How to Move Forward after Academic Probation or Dismissal

    If your student is placed on probation or dismissed from college, it can feel devastating – like a virtual punch in the stomach – but this does not have to be the end of the road. In this episode, Vicki and Lynn suggest ways you can talk to your student...

    • 41 min
    #016 - Staying on Track to Graduate On Time

    #016 - Staying on Track to Graduate On Time

    For those students who enter college intending to finish in four years, taking ownership of their progress is essential. However, not all students will be on the four year plan. Whatever timeline your student plans to follow, it is essential that they...

    • 42 min
    #015 - Special Episode – COVID-19 – One Month In – Challenges of Staying the Course

    #015 - Special Episode – COVID-19 – One Month In – Challenges of Staying the Course

    Now that your student has transitioned to their new online college environment, they face new challenges. Staying motivated and focused isn’t easy. Students are overwhelmed by coursework, miss their friends and social life, and don’t know how long this...

    • 36 min
    #014 - The College Decision Dilemma: What Happens Once Those Admission Letters Arrive?

    #014 - The College Decision Dilemma: What Happens Once Those Admission Letters Arrive?

    Vicki and Lynn unpack some of the emotions and practical steps you and your student can take as your student looks for the school with the best “fit.”

    • 38 min
    #013 - COVID-19: When Your College Student Needs to Complete the Semester at Home

    #013 - COVID-19: When Your College Student Needs to Complete the Semester at Home

    It seems as though the entire world has turned upside down. As the coronavirus rages worldwide, most colleges are sending students home to complete their coursework online. College-at-home comes with significant challenges for both students and their...

    • 38 min

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13 Ratings

Jenny.D68 ,

Thank you!!

Love the podcast. Just what I needed at just the right time. I have a college freshman away from home and the advice in your episodes is a tremendous help and comfort. The one on communication was particularly helpful. Keep ‘em coming!

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