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How Can I Help? - Early Days at Queen's

  • Stay connected, but leave enough space for your student to develop a support system of his/her own on campus. E-mail, send a care parcel, phone at arranged times, consider a weekend visit, perhaps, to see the beautiful small city of Kingston...his/her new home away from home.
  • If your student is phoning or texting so much that he/she is not establishing a social support group on campus, encourage less frequent or shorter contacts. Reinforce a positive attitude of "you can do it!"
  • Encourage involvement on campus or in the Kingston community. Studying all the time is neither academically efficient nor socially beneficial.