Every year brings challenges, but sophomore year is especially tough for many students. The novelty of college has vanished, along with last year’s hall counselors. Classes get harder. Friend groups and identities shift. Big decisions about majors, study abroad and…
Author Chris Alexander
Chris is a former Davidson professor of political science, associate dean for international programs and McGee Director of the Dean Rusk International Studies Program. He currently serves as Director of Parent Giving.
As an educator for 30 years, I can tell you that while you might think that your influence in your child’s life has fallen to a new low, it hasn’t. Your influence can be just as powerful over the next four years as it was in the last four — maybe more so.