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Life Advice for Teens

"My School Counselor Doesn’t Even Know My Name!"
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By Amy Chatterjee
October 30, 2018 | 3 minute read

I hear the statement above so often when I'm working with high school students, and, as a former school counselor, I'm quick to defend the unsung heroes of our schools. High school...

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Give Credit Where Credit is Due
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By Nicole Pilar
May 1, 2018 | 2 minute read

Mr. Bonfigli was an institution at my high school. One of the best high school basketball coaches in California, he led our basketball team to numerous sectional titles and to state...

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Someone in Your Corner
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By Tom Barry
March 21, 2018 | 2 minute read

March can be an agonizing month for high school seniors and their parents. This is when many college admission decisions come back, and this avalanche of news can be an emotional roller...

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Keep the Collegiate Faith
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By Kevin McMullin
December 26, 2017 | 1 minute read

For seniors who applied to college via an early application program, the arrival of your admission decision(s) this month will likely feel like anything but just another day. There is so...

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The Freedom of College
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By Kevin McMullin
December 18, 2017 | 1 minute read

When we ask Collegewise students what excites them most about college, “The freedom” is one of the most common answers. And I’ve found with most kids that this isn’t code for “The...

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Job, career, or calling?
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By Kevin McMullin
November 9, 2017 | 1 minute read

Amy Wrzesniewski is a professor of organizational behavior at the Yale School of Management. Her ongoing research into how we can find more meaning in our work has led her to conclude...

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