Monthly Archives: August 2011

Journal Entry 6 – Problem Statement, Purpose Significance, and Research Questions

Problem Statement Well-meaning but overbearing parents who support and advocate for their university student’s success may actually impede the student’s resilience and ability to solve problems for themselves. Purpose and Significance My personal stake in this phenomenon is two-fold.  Firstly, … Continue reading

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Journal Entry 5 – A New Introduction

As a university administrator who frequently meets with students in academic distress, I am very familiar with those who arrive at my office with a hovering mom or dad.  Indeed, college campuses teem with anecdotal stories of these so-called “helicopter” … Continue reading

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