Will taking time off help your student land a job or internship?

Will taking time off help your student land a job or internship?

That can’t be right can it?? Surely our students need to be plugging along that well-trodden path — high school, college, high-flying job — and hiring managers hate to see any detours. Maybe not. My own grant-funded gap year gave me the opportunity to do a comparative research study on women’s rights in England and France. I interviewed

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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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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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