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6 Steps to Help You Decide on a College Major

Posted by Brenda Ronan on May 21, 2019 12:34:00 PM

Whether you are still in high school or in your freshman or sophomore year in college, you may be one of the millions of students that are currently undecided about what they should choose for a college major. While this can be an incredibly stressful situation, here are a few tips that will help make it easier to make the decision.

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

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

5 Tips to Summer Success

Posted by Ezra Solway on Apr 9, 2019 12:32:00 PM

Here is a radical idea: what if summer could be about relaxing, having fun with new friends while also learning new applicable skills to use in the real world? These days it seems impossible to reconcile the two. It can be stressful for students, especially those approaching prospects of college, to focus on their future when they are so caught up with homework, social life and all of the challenges of growing up. It’s tempting to just stay in the moment and neglect the bigger picture. It’s never too late, however, to map out a course of action for the future so that your goals (which may seem far off and distant now) seem practical and easy to accomplish. Here are a few of our handy tips to stay ahead and avoid falling behind this summer.

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

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