Conquer fall semester

Conquer fall semester

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The first semester of college is a whirlwind. Residence hall life, classes and professors, freedoms and responsibilities — a month or two in, it’s all still new. As you keep tabs on your student, remember that it takes all freshmen a while to settle in and for things to “click.” They will all be challenged and they

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Leyes Federales y La privacidad del estudiante

Leyes Federales y La privacidad del estudiante

Traducido por José Martínez Muchos padres vemos los años que nuestros hijos pasan en la universidad como una transición gradual de niños que dependen de nosotros a jóvenes adultos independientes. Sin embargo hay algunas áreas en las que el estudiante es considerado como adulto ante la ley y los derechos paternales y acceso a la

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Federal laws and student privacy

Federal laws and student privacy

Many parents view their students’ college years as a gradual transition from dependent childhood to independent young adulthood. However, there are a few areas where college students are considered adults under the law and parents’ rights to access information about their students are restricted. Health Records The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) protects

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Una nueva forma de relacionarse

Una nueva forma de relacionarse

Traducido por José Martínez El cambio puede ser interesante mas también intimidante. Uno de los cambios significativos para la familia es cuando nuestro hijo/a comienza su carrera universitaria. Es natural que tanto los familiares como los alumnos tengan emociones encontradas durante la transición de la preparatoria hacia la universidad.  Aun cuando estamos contentos por las

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Talk about transfer or time off

Talk about transfer or time off

When that thermometer thing pops up out of the Thanksgiving turkey, maybe it should come with another kind of signal for the families of first and second year college students:  Get ready for the “I think I want to transfer/take time off” text or phone call! My middle son spent Thanksgiving break with relatives in

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