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The Big Purple Blob PODCAST

May 29, 2024

Dr Teneshia Taylor's study of the experince of kids' of color, comparing US schools with international schools.  In this Blob episode we are talking about mitigating the problem, helping kids of all colors have the educational experience they deserve.  Dr. Taylor is researching the current events around...

Mar 27, 2024

A teen perspective on the college application process.  Living OVERSEAS while applying to US schools.  Sports, Volunteerwork, and more.  Do grades really matter? SATs: are they essential?

Do I need to tour and interview?  Should I apply Early Decision? 

 If you have a high school student who might be looking at the...

Mar 12, 2024

Great information from expert, Dr Geoffrey Jones, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Clinical Programs
In this episode we are talking about Health Unit services, local services, briefly about the new Medical Clearance process coming out, Medcare Mangement as well as the Med Connect option for appointments stateside and

Mar 7, 2024

Angie Collins and Susie Czorcz-Brown discuss the EMOTIONAL and FINANCIAL load that come with setting kids up at a four year University as Diplo parents.

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Feb 28, 2024

Luke Beer is finding his path in change at his first posting.  Luke shares his insights and wisdom on balancing parenting, work and being part of the highly mobile community.


In this episode, Luke recounts his growth trajectory, from a single man with a paying job to a married, Foreign Service, stay-at-home dad, and...