From Graduate to Grownup

Deciding what to do with your life—or helping your kid figure it out—is never easy.

Job Search Sites For Graduates

By Katharine Brooks Ed.D.
Start here your career search here.

Strong CVs and Resumes

By Katharine Brooks Ed.D.
Tips for writing a killer summary.

Preparing College Kids for the Adult World

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
How can families prepare students for doing well when they finish college?

Advice for New Grad Students

By Sam Sommers
How to juggle being a teacher, researcher, and student.

How to make recommendations work for you

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Getting (and writing) great letters of support

Deciding What to do With Your Life

By Barbara Ray
Is a backlash emerging against college?

Graduation as Gratitude

By Dana S Dunn Ph.D.
Besides enjoying the pomp and circumstance, why not be grateful?

Spreading His Wings

By Greg Markway Ph.D.,
Letting your young adult take control of his life.

Are You a Poor Communicator? Stop the Damage and Improve Relationships

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Are You a Poor Communicator? Stop the Damage and Improve Relationships

Seven Ways to Say “No” and Keep Good Relations

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Set your boundaries without feeling guilty.

Eight Keys to Life Hardiness and Resiliency

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Helpful Reminders During Challenging Times

Destination Graduation

By Raychelle Cassada Lohmann MS, LPCS
Where will you be in 10 years?

The Winning Edge

By Peter Doskoch

Does grit yield the biggest payoff?

Top Ten Ways to Impress Your College Professor

By LisaMarie Luccioni M.A., AICI, CIP
Don't bring me an apple; bring your best academic self.

Advice: Life Beyond High School

By Hara Estroff Marano
How to deal with a senior-year slacker.

Fear and its antidotes

By Gordon S Livingston M.D.
Courage is like love; it must have hope to nourish it.


By Ruth C. White Ph.D.
Medication and graduation

Why You Should Study Psychology and Why You Should Not

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
Can psychology majors find a job?

Graduating? No Job? Do This Now

By Katharine Brooks Ed.D.
5 Steps for Improving Your Job Search

Realistic Advice for the New Graduate

By Deborah L. Davis Ph.D.
An antidote to the typical starry-eyed commencement speech

Why Study Psychology if the Salaries are so Low?

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
Will a psychology degree pay off for you?

Are Today's 20-Somethings Slackers?

By Nancy Darling Ph.D.
Is 'failure to launch' the new normal?

Managing PCSD - "Post Commencement Stress Disorder"

By Bernard J. Luskin, Ed.D., LMFT
Handling Graduation Blues after Commencement

Influence Yourself with a "Why-Do" List

By Michael Pantalon
Getting those stubborn items off your to-do list.


By Richard Louv
Thoughts following the first-ever White House summit on environmental education.

How to Find Your Best Career & Get Paid Doing What You Love

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Three keys to identifying your best career

Avoiding the deer in the headlight look at college graduation

By Thomas G. Plante Ph.D., ABPP
Early reflection and discernment is needed to transition from college to work.

Show Me the Data: Building a Better Education

By APA Division 15
“Without data, all we have is opinion”

Five Keys to Enhancing Your Emotional Intelligence

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Ninety Percent of High Performers Possess High EQ

What's So Nice about Nostalgia?

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Why we love going retro

About Those 20-Somethings: Maybe They Are On to Something

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Are 20-somethings helping to slay the dragon of singlism?

50 Tips for College Students

By Stephanie A. Sarkis Ph.D.
Learn how to have a happy and successful college career.

Back from College with the Introjected Parent

By Nancy Darling Ph.D.
Moving home after college can be tough on everyone.

Helping College Grads Find Work In a Bad Economy

By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W.
Bleak picture for college grads may not be all bad.

Skip the Criticism Altogether. Give Feedback Instead.

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Learn to minimize sting to increase the odds that your concerns will be heard.

Fostering the Skills Critical to Success

By Steve Baskin
Young people need skills to succeed, but technology hampers them.