The Parent-Student Relationship In College Searches


If you are a parent or guardian of a teen who is in the midst of the college applications/admissions process, it probably comes as no surprise to read that this is often a stressful time for everyone involved. While the prospect of receiving positive admissions decisions is exciting, there’s also an enormous amount of uncertainty involved in waiting for decision letters. While receiving acceptance letters from one or more schools relieves the stress of waiting for decisions, it comes with additional stress and anxiety since students must now make weighty decisions about their post-high-school education. Understanding these potential stressors, and finding ways to help your teen manage them, can help both of you weather the college admissions storm. If you were hoping to learn more about the ways in which you can keep the parent-student dynamic healthy throughout this process, look to the resource paired alongside this post.

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