So you’ve submitted college applications, sent letters of recommendations, and taken your SAT and ACT tests. You’ve done all you can to convince the schools of your choice that you belong on their campuses. What now? As you wait for those college acceptance letters to roll in, now is the best time to fill out […]
You’ll go into your first year of college with a lot of feelings – excitement, nervousness, hope, fear. College is a big life transition and there will be a lot of changes from high school. To help with that transition, here are some things that you can expect from your first year of college so […]
In today’s technology driven world, most high school students are well versed on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat. But what about having a LinkedIn profile? Do you even need one while you’re in high school? More and more that answer is becoming a strong yes! Billed as a social networking site […]
Would you walk into an interview after just rolling out of bed and putting on wrinkly clothes? No, of course not (or so we hope!). Your resume—also sometimes referred to as a CV (curriculum vitae)—is usually the first impression you’ll get to make with a potential employer. Here are some resume tips to help make sure […]
Angela Lee Duckworth went from being a managerial consultant to a seventh grade math teacher in New York, and eventually a psychologist studying success factors in students. In the video below, she explains the importance of grit in predicting success in individuals. Check it out and let us know what you think in the comments!
With October quickly approaching, many students are pondering college selection and preparing to begin applications. We’ve curated some helpful tips below to get you started. When narrowing down a list of prospective colleges, we suggest you visit each school website to read about their application process, as each will vary slightly. For example, UC schools […]
With four-year colleges, community colleges, online schools, vocational and technical trade schools, there are thousands of possibilities to consider when thinking about your education after high school. Choosing the right college out of this group can seem daunting, even downright overwhelming. To get you started, we’ve broken down the most important factors to consider when selecting […]