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Self Awareness: Where Career Readiness Begins

“Today you are You, that is truer than true.

There is no one alive that is Youer than You.”

~Dr. Suess

I love visiting with high schoolers and college students about their career plans. 629 more words


What do I want to do for the rest of my life?

The question that every student gets in some form: what do you plan to major in while studying in college? You’ve heard this same question for years – what do you want to be when you grow up. 709 more words

College Admissions Consultants

College Observations part 2

College Observations: Tips on How to Get Through Your First Semester of College

Here is my list of tips for you!

  1. Personally I found college to be a lot like DAA.
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The Challenge Engaging Students in Community Service – It’s Not What You Expect

We were curious. Teens and parents often stumble upon Lion’s Heart  in their quest to find volunteer opportunities. They soon realize we have a full-fledged teen volunteer program where teens volunteer throughout the year, year after year. 425 more words

Teen Volunteer Opportunities

Open thread

by Grace aka costofcollege

Today we have an open thread for discussion on any topic.

Originally I had written today’s post about the SAT and college prep, but since we discussed that a bit in recent days it makes sense to open up today’s discussion to any topics you choose.   93 more words

Physicals, shots, and college - oh my!

Having worked in higher education for over 15 years, I now know that preparing early for EVERYTHING is critical. One aspect of preparation that is easily overlooked are physicals and immunizations. 258 more words

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The importance of participating in non-school activities

With all the stress, work, and drama of grade school, kids have to get some sort of a break eventually. Many students turn to extra-curricular activities like sports, clubs, etc., which have been shown to relieve stress and improve academic performance on the whole. 256 more words