Girls and ADHD

At The Price Group, we see many girls in their junior or senior year of high school who tell us they believe they have ADHD, but have never been diagnosed.  We tend to agree!  Often, they are highly verbal and have been able to “talk” their way through earlier grades… now, as the demands for essay and longer projects start … Read More

The Perfect “U”

Last week, May and I attended the Small Boarding Schools Association (SBSA) conference.  There was a panel of speakers, all in college admissions, from NC schools that included High Point University, Salem College, Wake Forest University, and UNC Chapel Hill.  WOW!  What a diversity of colleges in terms of size, prestige, private vs. public, elite vs. not.  They all spoke about … Read More

Can You Really Multi-task?

I had never heard the phrase the “Bully in the Brain” but I have certainly gotten to a point, where my phone is dinging, I have calendar requests, and emails are coming at me way too fast!  I felt this way just last week.  My Dad used to tell me “You can only do one thing at a time.”  Now… … Read More

Teens and Prescription Drugs

Alarming statistic:  1 in 4 teens admit to using prescription drugs that are not prescribed for them. We are seeing more opiate abuse in our part of the country. National Survey Finds Big Jump in Teen Abuse of Prescription Drugs By: Rick Nauert PhD   Senior News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on April 24, 2013 A new … Read More