Common Grounds Speaker Series - College Transitions: Essential Skills to Thrive on Campus and Beyond

COLLEGE TRANSITIONS: Essential Skills to Thrive on Campus and Beyond
with Ana Homayoun​ and Professor Loius Newman

The kids are going to college!  Whether they’ve already begun, or are soon heading to campus, it is a significant milestone and transition. What are the fundamental skills to ensure they have the rich and successful experience they’ve been preparing for? Ana Homayoun and Louis Newman will provide a roadmap to the practical skills and habits that build success in the university environment and beyond.
Professor Newman, former Stanford Dean of Academic Advising and associate vice Provost, will offer a detailed guide to critical thinking skills and decode the expectations that college faculty have which differentiates high school from college level learning. 
Ana Homayoun, author and executive functioning expert, will show how developing a system based on one’s individual energy profile and key executive functioning skills allows students to find balance between academics, downtime and social life. 
Ana’s and Louis’ insights are appropriate for parents, teens and faculty – and anyone who is deeply invested in our students’ success.


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