As I wrestle with this paradox, with this profound passage in our lives -- both hers and mine -- I reflect on four guideposts to help me navigate the terrain. I suggest these for anyone who has recently sent a child off: to college, the armed forces, or their first adult adventure.
I guess my point is that there are amazing experiences you may never have till you are out of school and that there is quite some fun in life, but you may have to seek it. You will need to.So, before you throw up that hat, get your mind ready.
Changing a mindset is never easy, but by viewing student development through the lens of building strengths rather than correcting faults, higher education institutions are better able to drive key student success outcomes.
As college students, we are in a constant state of exhaustion. We push ourselves very hard academically and we do not help ourselves by getting so little sleep.