Posts for tag: college
Are You Over-Helping Your College-Bound Teen?
In light of the recent college admissions scandal, this article is a must-read for parents of children who will be applying to college in the near future—and food for thought for parents of kids of all ages and stages. It helps parents see that when they over-help by removing obstacles or challenges on life's path, they are only hurting their child in the long-run. The article also provides tips on how to truly guide children through difficulties and disappointments. Read the full article in English or Spanish.
Teens, Young Adults Who Use Cannabis More Frequently More Likely To Have Some Reductions In Cognitive Functioning, Review Suggests.
TIME (4/18) reports that a review published online April 18 in JAMA Psychiatry analyzed “69 studies involving younger cannabis users,” that is, teenagers and young adults. Investigators “found that compared to non-users, those who used marijuana frequently were more likely to have slightly lower scores on tests of memory, learning new information and higher level thinking involving problem solving and processing information.”
HealthDay (4/18) reports that “after 72 hours of abstinence,” however, “the memory and thinking deficits of heavy users diminishes to the point of insignificance when compared against the intellectual capacity of nonusers,” the review revealed. It still remains unclear “whether smoking pot for decades could lead to deeper and more persistent declines in mental ability.”
My take: Let the College Student & Young Professional beware!
Bestselling 5 Star Graduation Gift for both College and High School grads!
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Why do high schools and colleges require students to take courses in English, math and science, yet have absolutely no requirements for students to learn about personal money management? Why Didn't They Teach Me This in School? 99 Personal Money Management Lessons to Live By was initially developed by the author to pass on to his five children as they entered adulthood. As it developed, the author realized that personal money management skills were rarely taught in high schools, colleges and even in MBA programs. Unfortunately, books on the subject tend to be complicated, lengthy reads. The book includes eight important lessons focusing on 99 principles that will quickly and memorably enhance any individual's money management acumen. Unlike many of the personal money management books out there, this book is a quick, easily digested read that focuses more on the qualitative side than the quantitative side of personal money management. The principles are not from a text book. Rather, they are practical principles learned by the author as he navigated through his financial life. Many are unorthodox in order to be memorable and provoke deeper thought by the reader. Not only an excellent graduation gift for high school and college students but also a great read for any adult!