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Advice for your college-bound teen

Tips on transitioning from high school to college.


When recent high school grads head to college in the fall, campus may look different from what they envisioned. Whether school is held in-person or online, freshman year is always challenging. Dr. Jill Grimes, author of “The Ultimate College Student Health Handbook,” joined us to discuss what students should do over the summer to prepare for college in the fall. Dr. Grimes touched on how to start combating homesickness before students have even left home. Tips included having journal, developing healthy habits, and creating a plan to get involved at school mentally. Dr. Grimes also shared how students can protect themselves from COVID-19 on campus. For more information on Dr. Jill's book, visit jillgrimesmd.com.