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“Lack Of Resilience” In College Students Includes Academics

An interesting article, if not an ominous one, appeared in Psychology Today that discussed the troubling lack of resilience in modern college students. They defined this lack of “resilience” as an inability to deal with the problems of everyday life, including having emotional crises over simple things like roommate conflicts or getting a “B” grade. …

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Assessing Problems To Help Students Doing Poorly Or Failing In College

Being able to accurately identify student problems is of critical importance in my work, and for anyone else trying to help a student. Parents may not know what has been happening because their student was away at college, and even the students themselves may have trouble identifying the problems or articulating them so they can …

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Spring Program Update

I want to congratulate Conor, who graduated from the University of Pittsburgh this past semester with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering. This was the culmination of our working together for more than two years, and he finally reached his ultimate goal. I also want to congratulate Caroline at the University of Vermont, for a …

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