Monthly Archives: December 2016

College Degree & Career

“College” Means Many Things It is generally recognized that a college degree today is roughly equivalent to a high school diploma a century ago. Post-secondary education is essential to assure a li… Source: College Degree & Career

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College Degree & Career

“College” Means Many Things It is generally recognized that a college degree today is roughly equivalent to a high school diploma a century ago. Post-secondary education is essential to assure a life of upward mobility, especially in light of the … Continue reading

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Be Your Best Self

Nearly forty years ago, a well respected New England college director of admissions made the first reference to “the well rounded student,” an almost mythical paradigm that has been chased and ulti… Source: Be Your Best Self

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Be Your Best Self

Nearly forty years ago, a well respected New England college director of admissions made the first reference to “the well rounded student,” an almost mythical paradigm that has been chased and ultimately misinterpreted by millions of students ever since. It … Continue reading

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Short Term Goals; Long Term Gain

In the teenage years, it is very difficult to envision that far-distant adult world of professional employment, building a family, or having a boss. Even more difficult is having the discipline to … Source: Short Term Goals; Long Term Gain

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Short Term Goals; Long Term Gain

In the teenage years, it is very difficult to envision that far-distant adult world of professional employment, building a family, or having a boss. Even more difficult is having the discipline to prepare for that eventuality. Nonetheless, it is tremendously … Continue reading

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Getting Started

GETTING STARTED: A Pre-College Plan for Junior High Families In simplest terms, the value of education is at least threefold: the acquisition of knowledge; the access it provides to higher levels o… Source: Getting Started

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Getting Started

GETTING STARTED: A Pre-College Plan for Junior High Families In simplest terms, the value of education is at least threefold: the acquisition of knowledge; the access it provides to higher levels of the socio-economic spectrum; and the cash value of … Continue reading

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Getting Started

GETTING STARTED: A Primer for Anxious Parents and the College Bound STARTING EARLY Every year, throughout America, a new crop of college-bound high school seniors begins the final and sometimes tra… Source: Getting Started

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Getting Started

GETTING STARTED: A Primer for Anxious Parents and the College Bound STARTING EARLY Every year, throughout America, a new crop of college-bound high school seniors begins the final and sometimes traumatic lap that will, for most, end with graduation and … Continue reading

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