Mon, 17 March 2014
The College-Bound Chronicles 120: SAT Shake Up
A podcast series for parents tackling the college admissions process with their children.
Advice and information from the parents’ perspective.
Dr. Nancy Berk, psychologist, mother and author of College Bound and Gagged.
Lian Dolan, mother, broadcaster and host of The Chaos Chronicles.
On this episode:
Nancy and Lian discuss parental panic and the implications of the redesigned SAT.
Nancy reviews a list of tips from top college consultants.
Check out these websites for more information
Jeannie Borrin and College Connection. Read jeannie's breakdown of the SAT changes here.
Debbie Stier and The Perfect Score Project. Read about Debbie's quest to ace the SAT's and lots of good advice here.
Big Future and College Board.com https://www.collegeboard.org
The hosts reveal what they’ve been up to since episode 119, including a Parent's perspective of Gap Year
Dr. Nancy Berk’s List of 5: Things you can do instead of panicking about the SAT.
To find the entire College-Bound Chronicles podcast series, check out iTunes and Stitcher. Or find the series here on LibSyn.
Tue, 11 March 2014
Lian Dolan is back behind the microphone and discussing:
Meeting her hero at an author's event in Santa Barbara
Daylights Savings Distraction: Waking up teens and car accidents
Young Entrepenuers: They invent apps and they get bad grades. Phew!
Life Animated: The new book by Ron Siskind about educating his autistic son through Disney animated movies
Books: the 50th Aniversary Special of harriet the Spy and forcing my son to listn to The Fault in our Stars