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Judith S. Bass

Judith Bass is a nationally recognized expert in the field of college placement for students with learning differences and attention disorders. Judy has been active in the field of education for over 35 years as an educator, tutor, admissions counselor, and educational consultant. Judy received her undergraduate degree in Spanish and Education from Stony Brook University, earned a Graduate Level Certificate in College Counseling from UCLA and has earned the credential of Certified Educational Planner. In addition, Judy was an instructor in UC Irvine's College Consulting Certificate program for four years, teaching a course for new consultants interested in working with students who learn differently. She is a frequent presenter at national and regional conferences as well as to parent groups throughout the United States. Email: Judy@basseducationalservices.com.

Recent Posts by Judith S. Bass:

The Secret to Success in College: An Educational Consultant's View


Editor's note: This week, we feature guest blogger Judith S. Bass, CEP. Please read her full bio below.

As a parent, you want your child to succeed in high school and go on to college. Naturally, you want to do everything you can to help your child get the best grades possible. So, you hire tutors for every subject. You sit with your son every night to monitor his homework, and you wake him up every morning to be sure he gets to school on time. You set up a study schedule and help him review for his tests. You contact his teachers on a regular basis to find out how he is doing in each of his classes.

And while this exhausting approach may yield some good grades, you find yourself thinking “How will he learn to function independently in college?”