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Overinvolved Parenting Creates Unprepared Young Adults, Part 2

Last week, our blog explored why colleges and employers are increasingly complaining that today’s young adults are not prepared for life after high school. Experts say that one of the causes for this problem is “helicopter parents,” parents who are overinvolved, do everything for their teens and rescue their teens from any difficulties. Young adults raised by helicopter parent tend

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Overinvolved Parenting Creates Unprepared Young Adults, Part 1

In the last few years, colleges and employers have complained that today’s young adults lack the necessary skills needed for success. Colleges and employers feel it is “very important” that high school graduates possess a high level of responsibility and accountability, a strong work ethic, good communication skills, the ability to work in a team, and good problem solving skills.

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