Would you like to launch your son/daughter into college with confidence? Do the college transition stressors reveal new things or already established things in families? What is one guaranteed pain point for parents when transitioning students to college? How much is too much when texting or calling your student as they start their college experience? Is college simply about graduating? How do you encourage independence in your student? How can you best encourage your student in their college transition?

Those are some of the important questions we are going to be talking about today in this podcast with Dr. John Basie, author of the book Your College Launch Story: Six Things Every Parent Must Do. As a leadership and life coach for Gen Y and Gen Z (as well as parents and employers), he helps others identify their strengths and reach the next stage of their potential. Currently, he serves full-time as the Director of the Scholars & Masters programs at Impact 360 Institute. In addition to that, he the Founder and Principal of Millennial 360, a leadership and career coaching firm for Gen Y and Gen Z members who are seeking to understand their unique, God-given callings in the marketplace. He has been blessed with a fantastic wife, three kids, and three dogs. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Christian Education (Erskine College), a M.A. in Philosophy of Religion & Ethics (Biola University), and a Ph.D. in Church-State Studies (Baylor University). Additionally, he holds a number of coaching and assessment credentials. Since 2002 he has been working full-time with college students (as a professor, university dean, and life coach), their parents and their employers.

If you enjoyed this podcast, check out these great resources for parents:

What Type of College Parent Are You?
The Deep Purpose of College Education
Parents: Does your teenager own their faith?

How to Order Your College Launch Story