Research + News | Topic: Transition

The Dangerous, Costly Phenomenon (That Only Affects High School Seniors)

A closer look at senioritis, why it matters, how to address it, and how school counselors can make a difference.

Read the article here.

5 Reasons Today’s College Students Are Nothing Like We Were

How can we connect with young people? The first step is understanding them. Read this blog post from Fuller Youth Institute here.

College Prep: How Can Students Stand Strong for Their Faith in College?

It’s heartbreaking to see students who were active Christians in high school disengage from their faith and the church once they’ve been in college for a while—sometimes a very short while.

Read the full article from Sean McDowell for Salvo Magazine here.

Five Conversations You Must Have With Grads Before College

Graduation has come and gone, but your recent high school grads are likely still around for a little longer. What should your final conversations with them be about?

This blog post from Fuller Youth Institute helps address the topic. Read the post here.

‘Launch’ Plan Gets Your Grown Kids Off Your Couch

A plan for launching your grown children out on their own. Read the advice column here.

Why More High-School Seniors Need to Be Like Malia Obama And Take a Gap Year

The gap year provides space to explore careers, work and earn money, and learn new skills. Read the article here.

Why a Gap-Year?

Derek Melleby writes a guest post on the Reach Students blog about the benefits of a Gap Year. Read the post here.

13th Grade Offers Some Teens an Easier Transition to College

Teens can start college in a supportive environment when they stay for a fifth year of high school. Read the article here.

Helping Seniors Transition

Tony Akers blogs for Youth Specialties about some ways his church helps seniors transition well.

Read his post here.

Extending Community College Would Help 20-Somethings Emerging Into Adulthood

Is 13 years of universal schooling enough when young people are taking longer than previous generations to grow up and engage in a fast-changing economy? Read the article here.