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Stock Market Basics for High School Students

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Jun 17, 2019 9:24:00 PM

If you are a high schooler interested in learning more about the stock market, you are in luck! In the information age there are so many resources at your fingertips to get you started. First, you will want to understand some of the basic language – this will make it easier to learn the underlying concepts and communicate ideas and strategies. Once you get some of the lingo down and are comfortable with the basics of the stock market, it’s time to keep learning and improving your skills and knowledge!

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Topics: High School Summer Programs, Julian Krinsky Business School, Pre-Professional Programs

Gen Z & The Social Media Epidemic

Posted by Steve Robertson on Apr 2, 2019 4:00:29 PM

Q: What do parents need to know about the Social Media Epidemic and what can they do to help their middle school age (10-13) Gen Zers navigate this new social landscape?

  •  A: We are in the midst of a Social Media Epidemic and it is dramatically influencing the Gen Zers (born 1996-2010) that are living in our homes and has changed the social landscape.
Generation Z:
  • Get their info from YouTube or from their peers versus mentors or parents
  • Communicate digitally 35% of the time.
  • According to a  new study, today’s teens care much less about driving, scoring a fake ID, or dating than their 1990’s counterparts.
  • They prefer to stay home, hang out and scroll through social media.
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Topics: Internships for High School Students, JKCP News & Updates, Julian Krinsky Business School, Pre-Professional Programs, Generation Z

How to Encourage Your Young Entrepreneur

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Dec 3, 2018 9:19:00 AM

There are a lot of articles about what values parents should instill in their children in order to help them achieve an entrepreneurial mindset. While most of this advice is sound, such as teaching your kids risk/reward, allowing them to learn from their failures, and modeling hard work, many of these are overarching parental philosophies that can ring hollow – they sound great, but exactly what does this mean on the ground?

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Topics: High School Summer Programs, Julian Krinsky Business School, Pre-Professional Programs, Yale

How Networking at Summer Camp Can Expand Career Opportunities

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Nov 9, 2018 2:30:46 PM

networking-at-summer-campA lot of people talk about the importance of networking to land your dream job, which is great. However, not enough people discuss proactively building your network as early as possible, long before you are even thinking about taking your first job. This can have a huge upside. Getting into a good school and landing a great internship, for example, are both much easier with connections in place and will help you land your dream job down the road.

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Topics: Internships for High School Students, High School Summer Programs, Julian Krinsky Business School, Pre-Professional Programs, College Admissions

Why Intrapreneurially Programs Are More Important Than Ever

Posted by Steve Robertson on Sep 24, 2018 2:22:59 PM

You’ve heard it before: Generation Z will be different. The generation admires YouTube celebrities who’ve acquired fame and fortune through monetizing their channels and entrepreneurs who’ve made a good living from one big idea. Gen Zers have grown up in a time when technology is a tool instead of a toy and when peers — not elders — are their mentors.

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Topics: Internships for High School Students, JKCP News & Updates, Julian Krinsky Business School, Pre-Professional Programs, Generation Z

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