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Passion Practiced in the Dorm Room Promoted in the New Yorker

MAY 22, 2017 Pith Graduates from the Dorm Jonah Reider was a senior at Columbia University when he became a famous chef. Now he serves eight-course tasting menus in a ritzy Brooklyn town house. By Emma Allen Photograph by William Mebane for The New Yorker There are plenty of weird ways to get famous these …

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Guest Post: How often should you talk to your college student?

A timely post from a mom who knows.  Louise’s two daughters are attending Cornell University and University of California, Berkeley, while she lives in Sacramento, California.  Since her oldest daughter moved to New York, Louise has learned a few lessons about keeping in touch with her kids, while giving them space to grow. Her thoughts …

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Guest Post: Is My Nest Going to be Empty?

About the Author: Both of Louise’s daughters worked with Creative Marbles Consultancy to navigate the college admissions process.  Emily is a third year student at Cornell University and Kate is a second year student at University of California, Berkeley.  Louise graciously shares her experiences about the transitions as both daughters moved away for college.   Before …

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Letting Go: College Move In Day Approaches

For parents anxiously facing their soon-to-be-college freshman’s move away from home… ‘ Photo Credit: The New Yorker Magazine, August 2012 Related PostsScantron Nightmares Ahead of the Curve: January 5, 2014 University of San Diego Supplement Essay Defined The Practicality of a College Education “A Spoonful of Hope Makes Move In Day Go Down…”