The 'I' in 'Internship': How to Stand Out as an Intern

The 'I' in 'Internship': How to Stand Out as an Intern
From the beginning of high school to the end of college, it seems as though you can't get through a day without someone lecturing you about internships and why they are the golden ticket to your dream job; your fast-track to the corner office. The pressure of having that resume-worthy experience, coupled with an already full academic load, and an a...
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Happy Mother's Day!

Happy Mother's Day!
We wish all the mothers out there a very very happy mother's day!  Thank you for all you do!- KudosWall Team
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What a 10-Year-Old Taught me about Passion

What a 10-Year-Old Taught me about Passion
pas·sionˈpaSHən/ noun1.strong and barely controllable emotion.Many of the greats have attempted to define passion to show their drive, interest and obsession with something. The ever-quoted Steve Jobs said, "I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: "If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do t...
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KudosWall reviewed in School Library Journal

About School Library Journal:School Library Journal is the premiere publication for librarians and information specialists who work with children and teens. A source of quality journalism and reviews for more than 60 years, SLJ produces award-winning features and news coverage on: literacy, best practices, technology, education policy and othe...
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8 Scientifically Proven Study Tips

8 Scientifically Proven Study Tips
1. Get movingMultiple studies, including this one published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, suggest that exercise can help improve memory. Factor in at least 30 minutes of aerobic exercise a couple times a week to get your blood pumping. 2. Close the textbookThis might be counter intuitive advice ...
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9 Competitions for Tech Savvy Students

9 Competitions for Tech Savvy Students
Whether you would like to pursue a career in computer science, want to learn more about programming, or simply want to put your skills to the test, you should check out these competitions: Technovation Challenge Focused on offering opportunities to girls, this challenge calls girls around the world to identify an issue in their community and create...
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7 Competitions That Teach You How To Be An Entrepreneur

7 Competitions That Teach You How To Be An Entrepreneur
We've already discussed DECA, a great organization for anyone interested in entrepreneurship. However, there are many opportunities to learn and practice entrepreneurship in high school and middle school. Here are some examples: Diamond ChallengeThe Diamond Challenge is a unique entrepreneurship challenge as it offers two competition tracks. A trad...
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14 Weird Scholarships You Might Qualify For

14 Weird Scholarships You Might Qualify For
There's a scholarship out there for everyone. Scholarships for the creative...The Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship fosters creativity by asking students to submit an essay regarding what they would do if a zombie apocalypse hit their campus. The winning essay writer will receive a $2,000 scholarship. The Make Me Laugh scholarship is for students who l...
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50 Competitions Every Student Needs To Know About

50 Competitions Every Student Needs To Know About
​Looking for a way to challenge your skills, inspire growth in yourself, and motivation to try your hardest? Check out this list of 50 competitions that might help you do just that!Academic National Economics Challenge - While not available in all states, EconChallenge is an online competition for high school students. Winning teams can eventually ...
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After School Club, I started and the Things I learned

After School Club, I started and the Things I learned
Many moons ago, being a doctor was the profession I was going for. I felt like the medical world was for me, so naturally, I wanted to do all that I can to achieve my goals. I wanted to exemplify leadership, therefore I started a medical club at Nashua High School South. Little did I know the club would help me with finding a passion in business.&n...
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After School Clubs You didn't know you wanted to join

After School Clubs You didn't know you wanted to join
Junior High and High school is a good time to broaden your horizons and participate in a variety of activities. You may want to look into some of the following clubs you didn't know existed:Gaming ClubGaming clubs have increased in popularity over the past few years. These clubs focus on creating teams that will participate in local and national co...
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What I learned from First Lego League 🤖

What I learned from First Lego League 🤖
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All about it: DECA

All about it: DECA
DECA is a non-profit student organization, with over 3,000 high school chapters and 215,000 members total it's an organization you want to know about. What is DECA?As mentioned above, DECA is a student organization whose mission is to prepare emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, and other business related fields. While it has m...
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Choosing A Future Career

Choosing A Future Career
Many students have no idea what career path they would like to follow when they are older. According to www.ipsos.com, a study revealed that 45% of high schoolers do not know what career they want. The thought can be daunting when trying to decide what path may be best for you. What if you do not want to be a lawyer half way through law school? Wha...
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6 Things I Wish I Knew in High School

6 Things I Wish I Knew in High School
Your teachers want you to succeedYou may not believe this, especially when you can never get an A on your physics test no matter how hard you study, but it's true. Teachers want to see you to succeed, they wouldn't have become a teacher if that wasn't the case. Set up a meeting with your teacher to ask for study tips, get extra help on the homework...
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Should you write a letter of recommendation?

Should you write a letter of recommendation?
Being asked to write a letter of recommendation is an honor. A student you have mentored and watched grow into the talented individual they are respects your opinion enough to ask you to write a letter of recommendation on their behalf. But are you the best person for the job? Here are a few things to think about before taking on the responsibility...
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High School Senior's February Checklist

High School Senior's February Checklist
Your last year of high school is a busy time. Between your extracurriculars and with finals coming up it can be hard to keep up with everything. Making a checklist of things that need to be done and when they should be done by is a great way to stay organized. Here are a few things that should be on it this month:Reply to early decisionsIf you've r...
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10 Good Habits for Students from a Junior in High School

10 Good Habits for Students from a Junior in High School
Most of us try to be the best student we can possibly be. We want to volunteer, try to get the best grades possible, participate in school sports, clubs, and other extracurricular activities. In other words, we want to fill up our KudosWall portfolios as much as we can, so we can be proud of ourselves. Here are 10 good habits for any student to be ...
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Anatomy of Letters of Recommendation

Anatomy of Letters of Recommendation
So you have accepted a request to write a letter of recommendation, now what? Being able to write a letter of recommendation on a student's behalf allows you to have a great influence on their acceptance to their program. But never fear, there are a few LOR guidelines that can make the daunting process a lot easier. First… The beginning of the lett...
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How to land an internship with no experience

How to land an internship with no experience
The word "internship" is oftentimes associated with college undergraduates looking to get a foot in the door of the career they are pursuing. But internships are becoming more and more popular amongst high school students looking to explore different career options or trying to network and gain experience in a field they plan to pursue. Applying to...
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