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PARENTS: A VIDEO ON TURNING 21 IN THE NEW YEAR

Posted on February 8, 2017 by Taniesha Prentice

Turing 21 in the New Year a rite that doesn’t have to go wrong! Things to keep in mind around your students 21st birthday. Consider having a proactive conversation about birthday celebrations. Talk about known rituals such as the 21 shot activity and how certain rituals lead to alcohol poisoning. Ask you student what they[…]

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November Newsletter for Parents and Familes

Posted on November 8, 2016 by Taniesha Prentice

November 2016 CampusLink Parent Newsletter

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PARENTS: A VIDEO ON DIGGING OUT OF AN ACADEMIC HOLE

Posted on by Taniesha Prentice

Procrastination, burnout, and feeling helplessly behind can be huge deterrents when it comes to academic progress. Yet, its not a hopeless situation even at this stage in the semester. You can help your student with some tips. Encourage your student to have a honest discussion with his/her professor. Do so by scheduling an appointment during[…]

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A VIDEO ON GETTING TO KNOW YOUR STUDENTS FRIENDS

Posted on by Taniesha Prentice

Peers have great influence on many college students. By showing that you have interest in getting to  know your students friends, you communicate a desire to connect and engage. The following suggestions can help bridge the gap between you, your student, and their friends. Click below to learn more.

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An October Newsletter for Parents and Families

Posted on September 28, 2016 by Kathryn Schild

October 2016 CampusLink Parent Newsletter 

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A Video on 12 Ways to Beat the Clock

Posted on by Kathryn Schild

In college, it is important for your student to equally balance their time to ensure they get enough sleep as well as reward themselves once they complete challenging tasks. Encourage your student to find an environment that works for them to study, plan ahead, tackle projects one step at a time, and set time aside just[…]

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Parents: A Video on Navigating College Friendships

Posted on by Kathryn Schild

Conflicts between your student and their friends may appear during their college experience because one of them told a story that was supposed to be a secret or borrowed a sweatshirt from their roommate before asking permission.  To help ease and reduce these stressful situations, encourage your student to be interested in resolving conflicts, forgive, be patient, be[…]

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A September Newsletter for Parents and Families

Posted on September 1, 2016 by Kathryn Schild

September 2016 CampusLink Parent Newsletter

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Parents: A Video on Helping Students Spread Their Wings

Posted on by Kathryn Schild

This is the time of the year when your student is moving out on their own in college and allows them to learn: how to make their own mistakes, struggle a bit, and both cope and process situations they encounter. Parents, these learning experiences should help your student grow and make their own decisions with the resources available to[…]

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A Video on Working Toward Academic Success

Posted on by Kathryn Schild

It is important for your student to experience a life balance between social, academic, clubs/athletic and work. The beginning of the academic year is the best time to help position your student for academic success by them knowing who they can ask for help from, create a clean area for studying, and understanding overall how[…]

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