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Admitted Students Open House — For Families Only

As part of Open House programming, we're happy to offer a few special sessions designed to help the families of our admitted students navigate the college process. Join Dr. Jill Greenbaum, a Clark alumna and nationally known college coach, author of How to Major in You and Find the Right College, to share your questions and concerns about this time of change. Find out how to make the most of this new phase of your life, assist your young adult in becoming college ready, and help guide them in selecting the college that is the best fit for them.

Each session will be offered once during all three of our Open House events.

1:30 - 2:10 p.m. How can I help my teen become college ready?

What does it take to be ready for college? It's so much more than completing the admissions process! Find out how to help your teen be a confident, independent young adult who can set goals, take care of him or herself, and communicate effectively with everyone in the college community.

2:20 - 3:00 p.m. How will my teen’s move to college affect me?

Your teen’s transition to college will impact your role as a parent and your life. Join us to share your questions and concerns about this time of transition, and discover how to make the most of this new phase of your life.

To get a sense of these sessions, listen to the audio or watch the video from these sessions in 2012.

Dr. Jill Greenbaum earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology and education from Clark University in 1978. She then went on to earn her master’s degree in bilingual education from Bank Street College of Education in 1980 and a doctorate in curriculum development from the Teachers College at Columbia University in 1983. She began her career as a teacher for students with special education needs in the New York City public school system and became a principal and administrator in private, nonprofit education settings serving special needs populations. She is also a graduate of CoachU and Martin Seligman’s Authentic Happiness Coaching Program. Dr. Greenbaum is a prolific writer, speaker and author.