How perfect to end the month’s theme of Timelines on Halloween with a topic of Scary Times.  But if you are a senior in high school or a senior in college you are facing scary times.  There is enough uncertainty in the world to create plenty of anxiety in those who are in pivotal transition … Continue reading "Scary Times" Read More ›

I started the month by talking about the importance of students paying attention while they are in middle school and high school to the occupations that currently exist. Family discussions might initiate from careers in the news or people around you in daily life that spark an interest with the student.  I also talk frequently about the importance … Continue reading Read More ›

Depending on where you are in your career direction process, there are three things you should have on your radar screen.  High School Students: A calendar with SAT/ACT test dates for which you will register and a prep plan that fits that timeline Timely notification to those you are requesting a letter of reference A … Continue reading "3 Timeline Considera Read More ›

Getting prepared for college is a natural progression when you are in high school, but what about middle school?  I get the question all the time, “When is a good time to start preparing for college?”  My answer is always, “Right now.” As a school principal, my kindergarten teachers were already starting the kids on … Continue reading "It’s Never Too Ea Read More ›

So frequently when I do presentations for schools or organizations, I get asked, “When should we start thinking about careers?”  My answer is always, “The sooner the better.”  You see, it’s not that you have to decide what you want to do “when you grow up” but rather you need to explore the possibilities and experience … Continue reading "Explo Read More ›