Episode #35: [Your Teen Media] The Role that Parents Play in the College Admissions Journey

Are you unsure of how to help your child in the college admissions journey? Sue and Stephanie of Your Teen Media, both of whom have sent their children to college, offer wisdom and advice on how involved you should be. It’s not going to be easy, but we hope that this episode will help you navigate the college admissions journey with more trust, ease, and fun! 

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WHAT YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT IN THIS EPISODE:

  • The most common struggle when it comes to parenting teens
  • How parenting has evolved over the years
  • How to find an appropriate balance between parenting and supporting
  • How to effectively communicate with your kids

NOTABLE QUOTES:

But you have to really believe that it’s their journey.
Practice, practice, practice…
Ask the other person what they’re thinking.
Yelling puts us on the defensive immediately.
Being curious and asking questions with authenticity really starts a conversation that lasts a lifetime.
It’s really a big jump to go from high school to college.
Enjoy the journey!
Believe that every school you’re applying to is a right fit and a place where you can be happy.

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