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a nationally recognized college expert.
January 20, 2012
Perspective of a College Veteran: Why Students Behave Badly
The last couple of days, I’ve been exploring why some teenagers can’t emotionally handle their freshman year in college while other students behave worse than toddlers. Here are the posts: A Nightmarish Experience at an Ohio University Could This Student’s Freshman Year Have Been Saved? I was ready to move on to other topics – some parents have been asking...
November 17, 2009
Binge Drinking: Students in Coed Dorms Drink More
Here’s something else for parents of college students to worry about: students living in coed college dorms end up abusing alcohol more. Students living in a coed college dorm are more likely to drink alcohol and they are roughly 2 1/2 times more likely to drink excessively. In a study conducted by the Journal of American College Health, 41.5% of...