Motivation: Getting Started and Getting Ahead

Have you ever felt unmotivated to finish something, and then you read a quote or someone says something that changes your whole attitude? That, my friends, is the simple power of motivation. Motivation can come from internal or external sources and will vary from person to person. Something that motivates me may not motivate the […]

What are You Doing with Your Weekends?

“I live for the weekend” is a popular phrase that rules many people’s lives. The weekend is a time to catch up on the things that we neglected during the week, try out a new hobby, or spend time with family and friends. During the week, many of us find ourselves doing a countdown to […]

Tax Deductions and Credits for Higher Education

Please note: Some of the following information has been taken from the IRS website (cited below).
One of the most expensive, yet rewarding, monetary investments you can make is in your child’s education. Since tax season is upon us, now is a good time to consider where you may qualify for tax credits and deductions. Seeking the […]

The Purpose-Driven Semester

Many people attend college to get a degree in their field of interest. Whether you are attending college to broaden your knowledge base, to find out what you are passionate about, or to focus on getting to your dream job, the spring semester is the time to hone in on what matters to you. Before you […]

The 5 Ways to Love Your Student

A book that was published a few years ago transformed the way that families and friends communicated their appreciation for one another.  This book made people reconsider the way that their words and actions impact others. Have you ever heard the phrase “actions speak louder than words”? This phrase seems very reasonable to some; however, […]

The Keys to Parent-Teacher Communication

Communication is the most important aspect of any relationship, especially relationships between parents, students, and teachers. Knowing when to communicate and how to communicate will determine the quality of your relationship with your student and his or her teachers.
Communicate with Your Student
The first mode of communication should always be directly with your student. It is […]