Motivating teenagers can be tricky. We all know that teens tend to lack the inclination to do things that they don’t think matters, doesn’t seem important or is about satisfying an agenda that doesn’t relate to them.
It’s no wonder your kid keeps putting off applying for scholarships. This money stuff is all about the parents, right?
No doubt about it, searching and applying for scholarships requires a lot of time and effort. For many teenagers, this can be an unwelcome distraction in an already overwhelming course load and activity schedule.
Like you, I felt like I’d been banging my head against a wall to encourage my teenagers to get serious about this stuff. But, thankfully, I figured out ways to up the motivation at my house. As a result, applications started getting submitted.
Here’s what you need to know to get your kid motivated.