The Dr. Joel Podcast

Why Students Should Reduce Stress When Picking A College Major

An episode of The Dr. Joel Podcast

By Dr. Joel Ingersoll
Psychologist & Master Coach Dr. Joel Ingersoll discusses the challenges and key success tips to psychological adjustment to high school, college, and career contexts. Get After prioritizing your mental & physical health every week with Dr. Joel.
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11:34
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College Student Challenge #2: Failing first tests, papers and how to recover.
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05:22
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11:29
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Help Your Kid On These 5 Unexpected Personal Tests!
Kids get tested in many academic areas. We often overlook skills that they are tested on BUT do not receive grades, especially when they transition from middle to high school, high school to college, or college to career. Join Dr. Joel as he highlights 5 areas and coaches parents on how to help!
08:13
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5 Hidden Anxiety Signs You Are Seeing From Your High School Senior
Dr. Joel highlights for parents the 5 common, hidden signals of anxiety for college bound high school seniors. These occur especially this time of year when college choices are looming. Learn how to spot them and the importance of what lies behind these observations that usually make parents nuts!
08:52
February 11, 2019
Why Students Should Reduce Stress When Picking A College Major
Take the short Quiz! Join Dr. Joel and learn about how students can minimize anxiety and stress over picking a college major. Tips & insights for parents, high school and college students. Learn what happens when the fantasy about college life meets reality and the common challenges that occur.
06:58
January 29, 2019
How To CRUSH Reading Challenges In High School & College!
Dr. Joel interviews College Reading Specialist Susan Auger (MA) who provides awesome insight and tips on academic and reading resources on college campuses, common challenges for first year college students, how high school juniors and seniors can prep now for the reading demands in college, and how parents can create a “House Filled With Literacy” to help inspire their kids to read.
24:15
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How To Recover From A Bad Semester!
Psychologist & Master Coach Dr. Joel Ingersoll talks challenges and success tips for responding to a bad semester. Learn key strategies to implement NOW, before next semester starts!
13:04
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