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Career Center

​Encourage your student to:

                 ·         Get involved

                     ·         Visit the Career Center early on

                     ·         Make an appointment with a Career Counselor if they are unsure about

                             a major or career


Try not to:

                 ·         Solve problems for your student

                     ·         Push them into the career you want for them, instead of the career they

                             want for them.

                     ·         Call on behalf of your student. Due to FERPA regulations, we will not 

                             release information to you about your student.

It’s okay to ask questions about their classes, major and career. Many times “It’s fine” can mean “I don’t know” and further conversation might provide some clarity. You can challenge them without being perceived as “pushy”
        Be a coach rather than trying to solve your child's problems yourself.
You're likely to hear more than your share of problems. College students usually call their parents for reassurance when things aren't going well, and call their friends with the latest exciting news. When you get those late night phone calls, and you will, you can encourage your child to use the appropriate campus resources — to go to the health service or career center, to talk to an advisor, dean, a counselor or tutor. Read resource information sent to you by the college so you can be an informed coach for your child.
                (Excerpt from:

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