Less Stress, More Success

A New Approach to Guiding Your Teen Through College Admissions and Beyond

By Marilee Jones; Kenneth R. Ginsburg, Ed.; Martha M. Jablow
American Academy of Pediatrics, Paperback, 9781581102307, 235pp.

Publication Date: September 2006

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Description
Is your teen stressing over college admittance? Are you? Cowritten by a former top college admissions dean and a leading pediatrician, this first-of-its-kind book delivers strategies for surviving the admissions process while strengthening parent-child relationships, managing the stress of applying to college, and building resilience to meet challenges today and in the future.
Less Stress, More Success is just what parents and teens need to thrive during this important rite of passage into adulthood.
For Parents
How to encourage true high achievement, rather than perfectionism
Important dos and don ts about the admissions process and how you can most effectively help your child
Why and when some forms of helping undermine your teenager's self-confidence and chances of admission
How to turn deadlines into opportunities to learn time-management and organization skills
How you can encourage positive strategies for handling stress and building resilience
For Teens
How to evaluate campus culture to find the right fit for you
Ways to manage your parents and your friends
Tips for the college interview
Letting your true, authentic self come through in your admissions essay
How your body handles stressand what you can do to feel better and stay healthy
Includes a Personalized Stress Management Plan for teens



About the Author
Kenneth R. Ginsburg, M.D., M.S.Ed., is board certified in adolescent medicine. He practices at the acclaimed Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and teaches at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He is the on-screen expert in a bestselling video series shown to teens in schools throughout North America. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.Martha M. Jablow has written extensively on parenting as the author or coauthor of six books and numerous articles. She lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.Kenneth R. Ginsburg, M.D., M.S.Ed., is board certified in adolescent medicine. He practices at the acclaimed Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and teaches at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He is the on-screen expert in a bestselling video series shown to teens in schools throughout North America. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.Martha M. Jablow has written extensively on parenting as the author or coauthor of six books and numerous articles. She lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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