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The LGBTQ community at ASU

The LGBTQ community at ASU

November 19, 2019

Students who are LGBTQ may be wondering what type of environment they’ll encounter when they get to ASU. In this episode, Molly and Ben talk with Itzel Romero, an ASU student who is chapter president of a sorority for queer women and transgender folks, about what it’s like to be LGBTQ at ASU.

Family episode: What to teach your student before they go to college

Family episode: What to teach your student before they go to college

November 12, 2019

Before your student goes off to college to learn about big things, there are some small, day-to-day things they should learn. From laundry to cooking to car maintenance, hear Molly and Ben talk about what their parents taught them — and what they wish they had taught them — before they headed out on their own.

Family episode: How to put the “care” in care package

Family episode: How to put the “care” in care package

November 12, 2019

For a college student, there’s nothing like receiving a care package from home. But it can be a struggle deciding what to put in your student’s package. In this episode, Molly and Ben share their pro tips on what your student really wants to find when they open their care package. And they’ll answer the age-old question: Are gift cards impersonal or are they the perfect gift?

Family episode: What is Family Weekend?

Family episode: What is Family Weekend?

November 4, 2019

Family Weekend is your chance to see your student’s college environment now that they’re getting settled in to their new life as a college student. In this episode, Molly and Ben talk about what it was like when their parents came for Family Weekend and why you shouldn’t miss it.

Choosing What to Study: Engineering

Choosing What to Study: Engineering

May 9, 2019

Continuing the Choosing What to Study series, Molly and Ben look at engineering at ASU by talking with Madi W., a mechanical engineering major in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.

Choosing What to Study: Education and teaching

Choosing What to Study: Education and teaching

May 9, 2019

At ASU, we say that we teach you how to learn, but we can also teach you how to teach. The Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College has helped countless students realize their dream of becoming a teacher. In this episode, Molly and Ben talk with Paul M., an ASU student who plans to become a high school chemistry teacher, about his experiences in the education program.

Choosing What to Study: Science

Choosing What to Study: Science

May 9, 2019

Science is always a fascinating subject, and there are tons of different career routes you can take if you choose to study a science program. In this episode, Molly and Ben talk with Sabrina L., a biochemistry major at ASU about her experiences studying science.

How to break up with your parents

How to break up with your parents

April 15, 2019

Your parents have been a huge part of your life, like, since you were born. But when you get to ASU, that’s probably going to change. They’ll still BE there for you, but they won’t be THERE for you. It’s complicated. In this episode, Molly and Ben share what it was like for them to not constantly have their parents in their lives anymore, and they share tips on how to navigate your new relationship with your folks.

Roommates: The good, the bad and the ugly

Roommates: The good, the bad and the ugly

April 5, 2019

When you get to ASU, you’ll probably be living in a residence hall, and that means you’ll have roommates. In this episode, Molly and Ben break down all you need to know about roommates — how to find them, what to do if you run into conflict with them, and how Dungeons and Dragons might be the best way to get to know them.

Choosing What to Study: Anthropology, sociology and cultural studies

Choosing What to Study: Anthropology, sociology and cultural studies

April 5, 2019

If you like exploring, you should definitely explore anthropology, sociology and cultural studies. In this episode of our Choosing What to Study series, Molly and Ben talk to anthropology and geography double major Dean who discusses his area of study. And yes, Indiana Jones did have an influence on his program choice.

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