The end of the academic year brings another bag of mixed emotions. Students are realizing that once final exams are over, they will be packing up and moving home for the summer. Students may also be concerned with family reaction to their academic performance. It is important for family members to understand that grades alone do not provide a full picture of a student's academic progress.
Stress over final exams
Worry about jobs/internships over the summer
Depression over leaving friends for the summer
Tell me about your expectations in regards to....(curfew, communication, etc).
Send your student a care package to help him/her make it through the 'home stretch'.
Support your students and help him/her develop solutions to the problems he/she may be facing.
Celebrate your student's accomplishments!