Another academic year is underway, and while you may not be experiencing the same sentiments as you did last year during this time of year, you may still feel some anxiety over saying goodbye again. We recommend that you channel your parental energies into encouraging your student to continue to explore answers, resources, and opportunities, and

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By: David Garcia Thanksgiving is upon us and the time for families to gather around the table and share in each other’s blessings has arrived.  For some students, it will be their first time returning home since they stepped out into the unknown and embarked on their collegiate journey. For others it will be the

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By: David Garcia Welcome to the Gonzaga family! Well, your student is here (check), all of their belongings have been unpacked (check), and they now have their first couple weeks of collegiate academic work behind  them (check plus).  More than likely you’re still involved with your son or daughter, some of you perhaps more than

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By: David Garcia Another academic year is underway, and while you may not be experiencing the same sentiments as you did last year during this time of year, you may still feel some anxiety over saying goodbye again.   We recommend that you channel your parental energies into encouraging your student to continue to explore answers,

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We are just days away from the start of your student’s collegiate career, and we are so eager to meet the incoming class of 2015, one of our best and brightest yet!  We are honored that your student has chosen Gonzaga University to educate their whole person, mind, body and spirit. Over the course of

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Summer is here! While you’re away feeling the sand beneath your toes, we’re hard at work preparing for the arrival of your students. The advisors in the Office of Academic Advising & Assistance (formerly Academic Services) have been in communication with your incoming student regarding their course selection for fall courses, and we’ve just about

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Heating Up The Academics Your student is probably tired of winter – we sure are.  As we wait for spring’s arrival, you might encourage your student to shake off the chill by heating up their academic efforts.  Try suggesting some of these ideas now, to help their academic life blossom this spring semester. Navigating Your

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Many of us will be starting 2011 with resolutions – it may be to laugh more, join a club, exercise, or try a new adventure.  If old habits didn’t work for your student’s first semester, perhaps it’s time for something new in their academic world, too. Here are a few suggestions for your student as

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Congratulations on the completion of your student’s first semester at Gonzaga University!  Your student will be joining you around the family table soon.  Here are some topics that may come up over the Holiday break, and how you can help your student conquer some common first semester challenges: Registration Woes: Spring semester is the first

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Thanksgiving is a time for families to gather around the table and share in each other’s blessings.  Your students will be home, some for the first time this semester, and ready for a home-cooked meal they can enjoy without waiting in cafeteria lines.  While you are enjoying the company of your college student, take the

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