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Susan Kehl

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College Admissions Prep: What Rising High School Seniors Should Do This Summer – Starting Now (Part 2)

Last Updated by Susan Kehl on June 27, 2022

Every parent hears this fact – likely before their child’s first birthday: We only get 18 summers with our kids before they’re ready to leave the nest. Suddenly, reality sets in during the summer before your teen’s senior year – your seventeenth summer. Can there really be only one more summer before your baby heads to college? This will feel like your fastest, shortest year yet. So buckle up, enjoy the ride, maximize your quality time together – and get ready to help your teen apply to college. 

Topics: College Admission

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Topics: College Admission

Wilderness Therapy Programs: Connecting Troubled Adolescents With The Healing Power of Nature

Last Updated by Susan Kehl on June 16, 2022

You knew raising a child wouldn’t be easy, but you didn’t expect it to be this challenging. You barely weathered the terrible twos and precarious pre-school years, and now you’re confronting the tumultuous teens. It’s been a difficult ride, and you keep waiting for it to get better. But what if it doesn’t? Where do you turn if your child is experiencing more than just typical teen angst for which traditional therapy and medication aren’t working?

Topics: Wilderness Therapy Programs

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Topics: Wilderness Therapy Programs

What Rising High School Seniors Should Be Doing - Right Now (Part 1) | JRA Educational Academy

Last Updated by Susan Kehl on May 30, 2022




Your child’s junior year is coming to close, the finish line is in sight. She’s almost a senior! She’s worked long and hard to get to this point, and will finally experience what it’s like to be at the top of the high school food chain. Senior-year perks and privileges will include senior pictures, senior trips, the prom, graduation, and sometimes even a lighter class load. It’s also time to begin applying to college. But as the saying goes, with great power comes great responsibility.

Topics: College Admission

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Topics: College Admission

Things to Think About When Choosing a College | JRA Educational Consulting

Last Updated by Susan Kehl on April 20, 2022

Decisions, Decisions

Choosing which college you’ll attend is likely the biggest decision you’ll have to make in your life so far. It may be tempting to choose your mom’s alma mater or make dad proud by applying to a college based on his favorite football team – but this decision is all about you. There are many things to consider when choosing a college. So…where do you begin?

Topics: College Counseling

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Topics: College Counseling

Does It Matter Which College You Attend? | JRA Educational Consulting

Last Updated by Susan Kehl on April 15, 2022




“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the guy who’ll decide where to go.” 
– Dr. Seuss, “Oh, The Places You’ll Go”

 

Topics: College Counseling, College Tips

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Topics: College Counseling, College Tips