“College is an excellent introduction into the real “adult” world while still having support around.”
by Jennifer Caffelle
Before your teen heads off to college this fall, teach them these six important life skills to help them manage their newfound independence and set them up for continued success.
The stress of entrance exams, applications, narrowing down acceptance letters and choosing a college is finally behind your teen. Academically they have spent at least the last four years focused on getting to this point and feel ready to succeed. However, there are many life skills teens need to know in order to be successful as they embark on their college career, and most of them you won’t find being taught in a school setting. As parents you can help foster all of these skills before your teen heads off to school in the fall, which will help them manage their newfound independence and set them up for continued success.
For your teen to achieve the best success in college, start by focusing on the following six life skills before they embark on their journey in the fall…
Did You Know?
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