As your graduating student prepares to transition to college or university, use these Pre-Departure Conversation Starters.
As you are transitioning from high school to college or university, have a look at my Top 5 Tips to
Arrive & Thrive!
Presentations for Parents
In this podcast with the Director of University Advising at Leysin American School, we discuss what strategies and tools a student can use to ease the transition (whether attending university online or on campus!), what aspects of transition many students often forget about, where a student can find useful resources, and more!
Presentations for Counselors
For beginning counselors, we review the essential preparation and pre-departure elements of a university transition program at a school. Presented at the CollegeBoard Summer Institute for International Counselors (held at NYU Abu Dhabi); co-created with colleagues from Northwestern University and EducationUSA.
Prepare for Launch
In a recorded conversation for the International ACAC Conference, we discuss the key elements of a robust university transition program. We cover ideas of how secondary school and admissions counselors con collaborate to bridge this gap, and discuss how Covid-19 and racial justice protests can impact practices in the future.
Sustaining Transition Programming
For the International School Counselor Association (ISCA) Virtual Collaborative, I join with two experienced international school school counselors about the elements of strong transition programs across the school. We discuss how to identify and join forces with allies in your school community.