The process of deciding on a college or university is a time consuming and daunting task.  From the time you begin the search to the time you walk on the campus as a freshman, the process is enormous.  But so is the responsibility of paying for college. Students across the country are receiving their acceptance letters … Continue reading "T Read More ›

Internships and externships are great experiences for learning, vetting out what career possibilities make sense to you, and establishing links for future employment.  But I get asked, “What is the difference between internship and externship?”  Typically, externships are much shorter and unpaid.  They can be a couple of days to a few weeks in length … Read More ›

For the past couple of weeks I have directed my subject matter to high school and college students who need to address their plan for the up-coming summer.  However, parents need to take note as well.  The value of creating a plan now provides increased opportunity for desired experiences, but it also provides increased opportunity … Continue reading "Handwri Read More ›

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.  The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks and then starting on the first one.”  –  Mark Twain This quote rings true with me each time I hear someone ask, “Where do I start?”  My response is always, “Break it … Continue reading "Evalu Read More ›

When I talk with people about their plans for their future, I get the range of reactions from “deer in the headlights” to totally engaged and “I know where I want to go.”  But it is no surprise.  We are all wired with different “Time Frame Orientations,” as identified through the Highlands Ability Battery. Some … Continue reading "Get Star Read More ›