The 1 Thing That Will Make An Eye-Catching Resume

The 1 Thing That Will Make An Eye-Catching Resume
Picture this: you've applied to the college, summer program, or job that you know you're the perfect candidate for, but the admissions officer, program head, or employer has gone through 50 resumes already and by the time they get to yours, they're just skimming through them. How can you ensure they don't miss your key points? Lucky for you, you've...
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Scholarships That Will Help You Get The Most Out Of Your Summer

Scholarships That Will Help You Get The Most Out Of Your Summer
There are a lot of things to do with your summer. You could volunteer, attend classes or participate in a dance intensive. With all these options, it's clear that spending your summer sitting around at home is not an option. Don't let the cost of these programs get in your way. Here are a few scholarships and scholarship finders that can help you g...
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How To Use Your Summer To Get Ahead

How To Use Your Summer To Get Ahead
You love to dance, play basketball, and you wish you could learn more about space. But with your busy class schedule it's hard to dedicate enough time to excel at your extracurricular activities. Why not use your summer to get ahead? Here are a few programs that might interest you:Dance CampsWhether your interest lies in modern dance, ballet, hip-h...
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Attend Your Dream College Before You Even Graduate High School

Attend Your Dream College Before You Even Graduate High School
​Most students don't associate summer with school, however, attending a college academic program can not only improve your qualifications for college admission but will let you experience a bit of college life as well.What kind of programs are out there? Here's a list:Programs focused on Arts and CommunicationPrograms like Colombia College High Sch...
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Summer Volunteer Programs That Turn Admission Officers' Heads

Summer Volunteer Programs That Turn Admission Officers' Heads
It's the first day of summer. You roll out of bed at 10am, grab a box of cereal and spend the rest of your day eating while watching movies on Netflix. You promise that you'll do something important tomorrow, but this is how you end up spending the next two and a half months of summer.Don't let this be your summer. Explore some of the following vol...
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What Colleges Want You To Do This Summer ☀️🕶

What Colleges Want You To Do This Summer ☀️🕶
With college admission becoming more competitive, students are almost required to have experiences outside of the classroom. Admission officers look for well-rounded students who will add a set of diverse interests and qualities to their incoming class. Summer break is a 12 week period that offers time for students to learn new skills, grow, and ha...
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6 Ways To Make Your Resume Stand Out

6 Ways To Make Your Resume Stand Out
Hiring managers can look through hundreds of resumes a day. So how do you make sure that your is the one resume out of the hundred that they will look at? Here are 6 ways to make your resume stand out: Use buzzwords Every industry will have different buzzwords but words like "team player" and "managed" will draw attention to your resume. Make sure ...
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3 Resume Formats to Apply for a Job

3 Resume Formats to Apply for a Job
We've already reviewed types of resumes but even within different types of resumes there are different formats that serve various purposes. For a resume that you would use to apply for a conventional job there are 3 main formats that you should consider:Reverse ChronologicalWhat: This type of resume lists your work history starting from the most re...
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I wish my parents….

I wish my parents….
I wish my parents….…made me go out of my comfort zone.People are creatures of habit but when we get too comfortable we become fearful of trying new things. Additionally, staying close to your comfort zone prevents you from fostering your ability to be flexible and adaptable to new situations. Encouraging your child to join an activity outside of wh...
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6 Things Every High School Student Should Know

6 Things Every High School Student Should Know
How to work with people you don't likeUnfortunately working with people you don't like is not just for high school group projects. Teamwork is a vital component of a workplace environment. When you learn to set aside your differences and work with others towards a common goal, you will have a skill that will last you throughout a lifetime of unplea...
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4 Ways For Students To Create Success From Failure

4 Ways For Students To Create Success From Failure
In 1968, chemist Dr. Spencer Silver set out to create the world's strongest adhesive. He failed and instead created an even weaker adhesive than what already existed, one that would stick to things but could also be removed and repositioned. Although Dr. Silver failed at first, he later used his weak adhesive to create a different invention that we...
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5 Steps To Becoming A Leader

5 Steps To Becoming A Leader
Everyone is always telling you about the importance of leadership experience but no one is ever telling you how to get a leadership position. Well, lucky for you, here are 5 tips that will help you be the leader: Be a dedicated member of the organizationYou can't expect to be the leader if you haven't been a follower first. While not always a requi...
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KudosWall in TechOut 2016

KudosWall in TechOut 2016
Third place and a $20,000 prize went to Nashua-based KudosWall, which automates student achievements into an online portfolio and resume.Crowd favorite Nikhil Vootkur, an eighth-grader at the Academy for Science and Design in Nashua, pitched the merits of Nashua-based KudosWall during the competition at Dyn in the Millyard.People note their ac...
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5 Reasons You Need A Role Model

5 Reasons You Need A Role Model
"What do you want to be when you grow up?" is a question most students have heard and most likely thought about for a long time. But have you ever thought about who you want to be when you grow up? Having plans for the job you hope to pursue in the future is important, but so is having a person whose values and actions you can emulate. Role models ...
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5 Ways To Be A Problem Finder

5 Ways To Be A Problem Finder
Problem solving is a necessary life skill. But the first step of problem solving can often be the most difficult: identifying the problem. Here's 5 tips that will help you be a problem finder:Define "problem" in your own wordsWhile we know the traditional definition of a problem, a problem as you face is a barrier that is hindering you from complet...
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KudosWall is crowd-favorite at 2016 Techout

KudosWall is crowd-favorite at 2016 Techout
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Why lead when you can follow?

Why lead when you can follow?
Why lead when you can follow? Afterall, being a leader is a lot of work. Plus, trying to assume a position of leadership puts you in a vulnerable position; what if you don't make it? Is it really worth the rejection? Well, I'm here to give you a few reasons you should be a leader, not a follower.Develop Communication SkillsBeing a leader often mean...
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Why you should talk to strangers

Why you should talk to strangers
If your parents are anything like mine, you've probably been told many times that you shouldn't talk to strangers, but what if I told you talking to (the right kind of) strangers could help you achieve your goals? What I'm referring to is networking: the act of creating relationships with a variety of acquaintances in which both parties benefit.Why...
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KudosWall covered in New Hampshire's Union Leader

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5 Ways To Be Prepared For The Opportunity Of Your Dreams

5 Ways To Be Prepared For The Opportunity Of Your Dreams
You never know when the right opportunity will come along. So how do you ensure you are prepared to seize the opportunity when given the chance? Stay updatedBeing up-to-date on the current information regarding the company you hope to intern at or the field you plan on joining will help you take hold of an opportunity at a moment's notice. Not only...
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