If You're Not a Little Uncomfortable, You're Not Reaching Far Enough For Your Goals

Your Best Tool For the College Application Process and Beyond: Your Personality

You're one of over 20 million. Research from the National Center for Education Statistics projects that an estimated 20.7 million students will be enrolling in colleges and universities in 2018. This is intimidating, but it doesn't have to be. You have one tool that nobody else has -- your unique personality. Your personality makes you stand out du...
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Online Presence: The Ultimate Way to Stand Out In the College Admissions Process

Online Presence: The Ultimate Way to Stand Out In the College Admissions Process
​​Opening a college rejection letter is never easy. Yet, after all the hours you and your child spent on applications, one rejection after another finds its way into your mailbox. There's no other way to put it: the college admissions process is brutal. Your child may be an excellent student. She wins awards for her writing, and her recent project ...
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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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1 Activity You Need To Get Into Your Dream School

1 Activity You Need To Get Into Your Dream School
Students and parents are always trying to find the one activity or achievement that will get them or their child into college. Here's the truth: there isn't one. Regardless of what they plan on majoring or their future goals, according to Big Future by the College Board: leadership, initiative, a willingness to take risks, a commitment to service a...
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Digital Portfolios - Best Practices

​This infographic can help you to make your digital portfolio better. Still have questions about digital portfolios, here is a Beginner's Guide To Student Portfolios

A Beginner's Guide To Student Portfolios

A Beginner's Guide To Student Portfolios
Why Portfolio Is Important For A StudentToday's students are the most accomplished and the most connected. Back in the day, no one needed a resume until they were out of school.  Now, even middle schoolers are being asked to submit completed resumes to apply for summer programs. This is why an up to date, professional portfolio is now a necess...
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The Story Behind KudosWall

The Story Behind KudosWall
About two years ago my wife and I were pleasantly surprised to discover that our son, Nikhil, had won second place in a poster contest to stand up to bullying.We drove about 90 miles, and took the entire day off from our full time jobs, to go to his award ceremony. While traveling back I reflected on how proud I was of my son. Through his poster, N...
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