Category: Parents

The surprising value of a liberal arts education

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If you’re weighing the pros and cons of a liberal arts major, there’s a book you may want to consult before you jettison a field you are passionate about in favor of a degree that seems more marketable.

You Can Do Anything: The Surprising Power of a “Useless” Liberal Arts Education by George Anders.

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CareerOneStop “Favorite” 2018: Scholarship Finder

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Based on our end-of-year review, CareerOneStop’s Scholarship Finder has proven to be a user favorite, and it’s popular for good reason.

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Fill out your FAFSA

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The FAFSA is your best route to getting financial aid for college.

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3 steps to line up your summer internship

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An internship may be a requirement of your program, but even if it isn’t required, an internship will enrich your skills, develop professional contacts, and grow your confidence.

Find out how to land your summer internship.

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Career and Technical Education

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If we told you that high school students can earn high school credits while taking skill training that prepares them for high-wage, high-demand careers, would you say that sounds too good to be true?

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Find a summer job

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A summer job is a great chance to gain work experience and skills, learn about yourself, and earn money.

Follow these 4 steps to land that summer job.

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Dear graduates: it’s a great time to be you

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This year’s college graduates have a strong job market for landing that first job. And, we know more than ever about the skills and qualities employers are looking for in new hires.

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Finish high school for your health

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You might not think of education as a matter of health, but organizers of National Public Health Week do!

National Public Health Week priorities include helping all Americans achieve at least high school graduation.

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Hats off to school counselors

National School Counseling Week, Feb 6-10, 2017

Did you know the week of February 6th is National School Counseling Week?

It’s a week to celebrate the impact school counselors can have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career.

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Calling all pro athlete wannabees

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If you find yourself dreaming about a future as a professional athlete, you might wonder what it takes to get there.

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