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4 ways students can gain leadership experience this fall

Sept. 15, 2022

Whether your student is looking to get involved with something new or gain experience for their resume, there are many ways for students to be leaders in their community. Here are a few ways your student can develop leadership skills this semester. Leadership programs There are many programs that allow...

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Tips for having conversations about substance use

July 25, 2022

For many students, college represents a major step into adulthood. Talking to our students about alcohol and drug use can help them reflect on their relationships with substances and clarify what choices are right for them. Family members are a crucial support system for student success. It’s important to have...

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Job and internship search strategies to share with your student

July 7, 2022

While searching for jobs or internships can feel challenging, there are strategies to make it easier. If your student is looking for a job or internship, here are some tips to help them in their search. Search more efficiently Setting up saved searches on employment platforms can be a huge...

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Tips to help your student transition home this summer

May 5, 2022

If your student is moving home for the summer, it’s normal for conflict to come up. Living with other people can be an adjustment, especially as schedules and routines change. Here are a few tips to help your student make the most of living at home this summer. 1. Revisit...

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Supporting your student during finals

April 7, 2022

No matter where your student is at in their academic journey, finals can be stressful. Here are some ways that you can support your student as they finish their semester. Listen Studying for tests, writing papers and completing projects at the end of the academic year can be a daunting...

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Suicide prevention: Ask the question

March 24, 2022

Suicide – it’s not an easy topic to talk about, but it is so important. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among college-aged students. If your student is having a hard time or thinking about suicide, it’s important they get the help they need.

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Staycation Ideas

March 23, 2022

Spring break is in full swing. If your student has decided to stay in Boulder over break and is in need of something fun to do, they can take advantage of things to do in the area with less students around. Here are some staycation ideas to share with your...

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Supporting Your Student: Do you know their Love Language?

Feb. 10, 2022

Do you know your student’s Love Language? Developed by Gary Chapman in 1992, the Love Languages are a way to describe ways that one feels most appreciated or loved. If you aren't familiar with the 5 languages you can take the quiz for yourself and then also have your student...

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Spring 2022 ALTEC Language Classes

Jan. 3, 2022

Expand your cultural understanding by learning languages with ALTEC! Prices change on January 16 Learn world languages with ALTEC this spring. Our remote, non-credit classes are open to adults worldwide in American Sign Language, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish. Find a class that works with your schedule! New...

Winter Break: Tips for the transition home

Dec. 7, 2021

If your student is planning on visiting home over break, it can be a great time to catch up and reconnect. It’s important to remember that your student has likely become used to living independently and operating on their own schedule. They may have new habits or views that can...

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