WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Kaplan Test Prep Vice President Seppy Basili who says looking at applicants social media sites has now become the norm as colleges try to find out more about those who apply.
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The Parent Report With Doug Cope
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Professor Larissa Samuelson at the University of Iowa about how messy kids may just be better learners.
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with the Registrar of Motor Vehicles Rachel Kaprielian about how fewer teens are getting into accidents when they get behind the wheel.
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with local author ML Nichols about her latest book, "The Parent Backpack for Kindergarten through Grade 5", which outlines that the elementary school journey for kids is like a winding river and every trip along that river is different.
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Jessica Jermakian of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety about how booster seats for kids just keep getting better and better.
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Lauren Asarnow, lead author of a study conducted at U.C. Berkeley, who says teens who stay up late have problems in later years.
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Doctor Sarah Keim at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio about how breast milk advertised on the web can be dangerous.
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Doctor Veronica Sullins about how bicycle helmets can prevent injuries, but too few young people are wearing them.
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Patrick McCarthy, President and CEO of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, about how a child's early development across critical areas of well-being is essential to make the transition into elementary school, and ultimately to long-term success.
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Danny McGoldrick from the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids about small cigars that are flavored to taste like candy or fruit that are exempt from federal controls.
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Doctor Patricia Prelock of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association who says parents are the first defense when it comes to recognizing communications problems in their young children.
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Doctor Kathy Boutis, an emergency physician at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, about a study published in the Journal of Pediatrics that discusses the risks of CT scans.
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Jan Withers, the National President of MADD, about a new study that shows the majority of high schoolers are staying away from alcohol.
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with consumer expert Regina Lewis about how kids use internet search engines everyday and that means they also see lots of ads, but there are ad-free alternatives.
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Meghan Dickerson of the Boston Children's Museum about how the museum has changed over the century.