Are you ready for middle school? Nothing prepares you for middle school. Parents and teens struggle with the adjustment to a new school. Learn how to navigate a new school and new school year with academic coach and trained school counselor, Marni Pasch to look at key ways to navigate middle school.Read More
Family meetings are a great way to connect with your middle and high school students and reduce school year stress. Join academic coach and trained school counselor, Marni Pasch to look at the key ways to bring a family meeting into your school year routine.Read More
Changing your school class schedule is one of the more difficult things you will experience. School counselors are often the gatekeepers of schedule changes. Is your child entitled to change their classes? Let’s look at the reasons you might be able to change your middle school or high school classes.Read More
Parents want to know what study skills are the most important for their children, but a better question is - Am I the best person to teach my children study skills? As an academic coach - I knew that my daughter needed help- but not from me!Read More
Every high school student would like to know about how to write the college admission essay, but there isn’t a standard answer. This is because the essay topic is always changing, and professors want it to be unique! So how can you stand out amongst all those write-ups? Read on!Read More
Will my child’s absences lead to jail time? This is a common fear amongst parents when they receive a letter from the school regarding truancy.
However, while the definition of truancy is absences without excuse, often there are many reasons students miss school.Read More
Why are teens not prepared for adulthood? How can we help students navigate high school and gain independence?This is the conversation you need to have as you navigate high school and prepare your teenager for adulthood.Read More
Are your children confident and connected at school? How can parents and teachers create students who are confident at school and in their studies? We look at the Crucial C’s with play therapist Jennifer Wisser-Stokes. Learn tips that families can practice to build their teen and tween’s confidence at school and socially.Read More
How prepared are you feeling for the transition to middle school? What can we do to help prepare our children for 6th , 7th, and 8th grade? This is the conversation you need to have as you navigate middle school with your tween or teen,Read More
How can you help your disorganized child have an organized school year? Let’s chat about the simple steps to an organized school year with trained school counselor turned academic coach, Marni Pasch on School Counselor Gone Rogue.Read More
Middle school and high school students have one thing in common - summer homework. Don’t let summer assignments ruin your break! Let’s chat about how to finish summer assignments so you can move on to fun!Read More
Here are the four things middle school and high school students want parents and adults to know about their school lives. Parenting teenagers is tough - What advice do teens have? Click here and find out!Read More
Teenagers have a lot of stress at school. Grades. Prom. Graduation. Friendships. It’s a lot. How can we support teens and help them grow their confidence? In this episode we discuss why every child needs a team!Read More
Summer vacation does not have to be all Netflix binges and sleeping late. When teens are too old for camp, how can they make their summer vacation productive? We discuss ways that middle school and high school students can have a fun and productive summer break!Read More
Teacher appreciation week is approaching, and much like all Hallmark-fabricated events, this should be a year – or more than a year. So that’s why this episode is about the awesomeness of teachers. In this podcast, I share what I’ve learned with conversations with teachers this past year – because it’s not just a job, it’s a calling.Read More
Late night study sessions are not effective but they happen. How can we prepare if we put off studying too late? Let’s look at strategies for a last minute study session.Read More
When students struggle with school it can lead to stress, low grades, and behavioral issues. What can parents do when they get the phone call from a teacher?
Even an academic coach can get a phone call home! We discuss the conversations parents can have with their children if there are behavioral problems at school and how to handle consequences.Read More
Do tutors and test prep centers provide an unfair advantage to students? What are the disadvantages of academic advantages? We look at the resources available in the school setting and how parents can make the best choice for helping their child receive extra academic support.Read More
Middle school and high school students that struggle in school often site that finding a purpose in their education is difficult.
How do we make school matter in the age of Google it? Why bother studying why the answer is a search bar away?Read More