What Your Student Needs: Tips for Each College Year
College

What Your Student Needs: Tips for Each College Year

A colleague who is also a therapist told me a few months ago that the sophomore year, specifically the spring semester, is the hardest for many college students. “Why?” I asked, even though I had my suspicions. She said that after three semesters of...
Is Your College Student Feeling the Sophomore Slump?
Career

Is Your College Student Feeling the Sophomore Slump?

“College sophomores are in a tough spot,” a mental health counselor recently told me. “The reasons are many, but they often revolve around making decisions about their future and they feel conflicted.” It makes sense: The newness of college has...
What Students Say about the First Year of College: Part II
College

What Students Say about the First Year of College: Part II

In my last blog, I wrote about what students say about the first year of college based on the themes that I have discovered in their written responses over my past four years at a university.  These themes–seven in total–have come from careful reading of...
Page 1 of 512345