Not enough credits … What should parents advise?

study success
23 May 2018 | Category: Studying

‘My daughter has not enough credits,’ my colleague Ineke sighed. ‘What should I advise her. She’s so disappointed.’ Yes, I can imagine that she is, and I can also imagine that, as a mother, you’re concerned about the credits. I’ll try to give you and your daughter some tips (in…

What is a minor? What is the benefit?

16 May 2018 | Category: Studying

Parents frequently pose very good questions at parent-teacher conferences about academic programmes and studying. For example, a father asked: “ What is a minor, actually? ” It’s great when parents ask questions. They can be sent through the reaction form below or you can email me… (in Dutch, in het Nederlands)

Preventing study stress. How?

international students
11 April 2018 | Category: Studying

It’s very important to prevent study stress because if you have a burnout as a student, it’s difficult to recover. I spoke with Jolanda Qualm, student dean at VHL University of Applied Sciences. In this article, she gives tips for students and their parents about preventing study stress. (Dutch version, in…