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"The Parent Compass" authors Cynthia Muchnick and Jenn Bowie Curtis discuss parents navigating the teen years.

The Weekend with Ed Kalegi

Nationally Syndicated Radio Show

Ed Kalegi speaks with Cynthia Clumeck Muchnick and Jenn Curtis about their new book The Parent Compass: Navigating Your Teen's Wellness and Academic Journey In Today's Competitive World. From the October 10th/11th national radio broadcast of "The Weekend with Ed Kalegi." 

Hey, It's Cory Hepola

WCCO News Talk 830

Cory speaks with the co-authors of a new book called The Parent Compass to gain some insight about raising our teenagers to face the pressures of college and the real world in normal times and during our current pandemic. 

The Parent Compass, “Navigating Your Teen’s Wellness and Academic Journey in Today’s Competitive World"

Episode 20201006

Cindy and Jenn join host Gwen Rich to chat about The Parent Compass, today's college admission environment, especially in the age of COVID, and how to raise kids in this complicated landscape.

Parent Compass on the Smart Social Podcast

Episode 299

Hosts Jenn Curtis and Cindy Muchnick interview The Wall Street Journal reporters and co-authors of Unacceptable: Privilege, Deceit, and the Making of the College Admissions Scandal, Melissa Korn and Jennifer Levitz. "UNACCEPTABLE is the definitive story of the college admissions scandal that shocked the nation and shattered myths about meritocracy." Levitz and Korn chat about their unprecedented access to the families wrapped up in the scandal, their thoughts on the repercussions, and lessons that all parents can take away from the fallout.

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The Kathryn Zox Show

Episode 1291: Navigating the Future

Jenn joins host Kathryn Zox, The Social Worker with a Microphone, to discuss why it is important for parents to self-examine when navigating the tween and teen years, what it looks like to misbehave as a parent, the importance of listening rather than fixing, and how to teach kids self-advocacy, even from a young age.

Helping Families Be Happy Podcast

Episode 15

Cynthia and Jenn discuss the themes behind their book, The Parent Compass, with host Christopher Robbins.

Parent Compass on the Smart Social Podcast

Episode 237

In this episode of Parent Compass on the SmartSocial.com Podcast, Jenn and Cindy share their thoughts on tutoring (or rather the trend of "over tutoring") and how it relates to self-advocacy. They also discuss the necessity for parents to practice self-examination--to take a good, hard look at why they parent the way that they parent and how their own upbringing might affect their desires for their kids. And lastly, they offer some advice on navigating the admission process during the current global pandemic.


Mimosas with Moms

Season 2 Episode 36

Abbey Williams, host of Mimosas with Moms, welcomes Cindy and Jenn, co-authors of The Parent Compass: Navigating Your Teen's Wellness and Academic Journey in Today's Competitive World. Cindy, Jenn, and Abbey discuss ways to keep the parent-child relationship in tact and set our children up for success on their terms. How can we best support our children for the future in this competitive world we live in?

The Smart Social Podcast

Episode 230

Parents should align themselves with their kid’s aspirations rather than micromanaging them towards goals they’re not interested in, according to college admissions experts Jenn Curtis and Cindy Muchnick. Listen in as host Josh Ochs chats with the co-authors of The Parent Compass: Navigating Your Teen’s Wellness and Academic Journey in Today’s Competitive World about their goal setting methods for teens.

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