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3 Secrets to Creating a Great College Soccer Recruiting Video

Posted by JKCP on May 14, 2019 7:07:00 AM

There always seems to be a raging debate as to what a recruitment video needs to include and if college soccer coaches will even take the time to watch it. If you are fortunate enough to have a coach come watch you play or see you at a soccer college showcase camp, your video is a supplement to add to your resume and remind them of who you are.

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Topics: Soccer Camp

How Do I Help My Child Make Friends at Summer Camp?

Posted by Brenda Ronan on May 7, 2019 1:32:00 PM

We are going to talk about ten things you can do as a parent to help your child make friends at camp - even though you can't be there with them. While your kids are exploring, learning and playing at summer camp, you will not be there with your child. This can be a startling thought for many parents, especially if it is the first time their child has attended a summer program.

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Topics: Life at JKCP, Middle School Summer Programs, For Parents

7 Ways to Prepare To Write Your College Application Essay

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Apr 30, 2019 8:39:56 AM

Although it’s been a few years since I’ve written my college application essay, I remember it like it was yesterday. The dread of writing an essay that was so important to my future was enough to make me procrastinate even more than usual. I think many students, myself included, put a lot of pressure on finding a story admissions officers want to hear. In reality, it’s not about writing the perfect story or anecdote, but about putting in the effort to write a well thought out essay. Once my application was finished, I can say with confidence that the hardest part of writing it was getting started. Instead of dragging my feet for weeks, I should have just dived in. The steps below are what I wish I would have known before starting my college application essay and hopefully they will help some students out there take the plunge.

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Topics: Pre-College Summer Programs, College Admissions

How to Prepare For An Internship Interview

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Apr 23, 2019 9:06:00 AM

 One of the best ways to gain experience and insight into an industry is to do an internship. If you are in high school, internships can help you follow a passion or try new things to inform your decision of what college major would suit you best.

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Topics: Internships for High School Students, High School Summer Programs, Pre-Professional Programs

Career Roadmap: How To Plan For a Pediatric Career

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Apr 16, 2019 11:21:00 AM

While most high-school students spend a lot of time thinking about their college major and potential careers, to those thinking about pursuing advanced degrees, it may seem like an even bigger decision. If you are an aspiring physician, for example, you are facing over 10 years of schooling after you graduate from high-school!

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Topics: Pre-Professional Programs

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