This was a essentially a conversation I had with an Orientation Leader (OL) regarding a parent that simply wouldn’t let his child go through the enrollment process without him. Fortunately I didn’t have to use the FERPA bomb, but I’m pretty sure someone else did. For those unfamiliar with FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy […]
It can sometimes be easy to lose sight of what the job of an academic advisor is. It’s certainly not telling students what to do… and definitely not about spamming them (although it does occasionally feel that way).