Category Archives: College Students

Do you follow the rules?

Do you follow the rules? I always thought I was a moderate rule follower. I was a good kid, never really got into any trouble, and did well in school, progressed through my undergraduate and graduate studies. Got jobs, got … Continue reading

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Nature or Nurture?

I often wonder how much of who I have become is due to nature or nurture. My mother started out as a teacher and later became an art therapist. I started out as a teacher and am now working as … Continue reading

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I Don’t Care If It Is God Calling You…

I don’t care if it is God calling you, cell phone usage is not permitted at work. These are the exact words I used in a discussion with an employee about her inappropriate use of her cellphone while she was … Continue reading

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You know you’re not a morning person when…

You know you are not a morning person when… you brush your teeth with soap. I had an early meeting this morning – well, early for me. I had to be awake, dressed, and coherent by 9:15 a.m. For most … Continue reading

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A Strong Work Ethic: Does It Still Exist?

What is your work ethic? Is it me, or are people just not getting what it means to have one? As an employer of a business with nearly 50 employees I find that my older or more “mature” employees have … Continue reading

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Letting Go

Whether your child has started kindergarten this fall or college, letting go always tugs at a mother’s heart. The saying “You are only as happy as your least happy child” is so true. Watching an innocent five-year-old climb the steps … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from the Amanda Knox Case

Hey Kids…just keep in mind that when you are traveling overseas on a gap year or a semester abroad, you’re not in Kansas anymore. Amanda Knox sure experienced this reality while locked away in an Italian prison for four years … Continue reading

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Things to consider when picking a college major

Many high school and college students lack the knowledge of how a particular college major can match up with the current job market. In these difficult economic times, this may be a very important fact to consider. According to his … Continue reading

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Parents of High School Seniors: An important tip for making the college search process cost effective

Are you the parent of a high school senior? If so, this information could save you lots of money on your child’s college education. The truth is that every year in high schools all over the country, students have preconceived … Continue reading

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Bigger Kids, Bigger Problems: Why I Help High School and College Students Find Their Next Step

Have you ever heard the phrase, “Bigger kids, bigger problems”? It seems like just yesterday the problems I faced as a mother were so simple in comparison to the issues of a mom with kids in college and the real … Continue reading

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