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Nature or Nurture?

I often wonder how much of who I have become is due to nature or nurture. My mother started out as a teacher and later became an art therapist. I started out as a teacher and am now working as … Continue reading

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When I grow up I want to be a Pan Am Stewardess…

As I watched the new television show Pan Am the other night, I couldn’t help but wonder if it was easier back then for women. Career choices were limited to primarily nursing, teaching or working as a stewardess. Girls grew … Continue reading

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Things to consider when picking a college major

Many high school and college students lack the knowledge of how a particular college major can match up with the current job market. In these difficult economic times, this may be a very important fact to consider. According to his … Continue reading

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Parents of High School Seniors: An important tip for making the college search process cost effective

Are you the parent of a high school senior? If so, this information could save you lots of money on your child’s college education. The truth is that every year in high schools all over the country, students have preconceived … Continue reading

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Bigger Kids, Bigger Problems: Why I Help High School and College Students Find Their Next Step

Have you ever heard the phrase, “Bigger kids, bigger problems”? It seems like just yesterday the problems I faced as a mother were so simple in comparison to the issues of a mom with kids in college and the real … Continue reading

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Should you choose a college major based on the highest salaries?

The best college degree is the one that combines your interests and skills. Hopefully, that coincides with market demand and higher earning potential. When you are declaring your college major, don’t rely on assumptions about careers perceived as high-earning; do … Continue reading

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