Tag Archives: College and Career Solutions

Considering a Career Change? Try the Fantasy Career vs. Reality Career Exercise

Current Career: Founder and Counselor for Head 4 Success: College and Career Solutions & Founder/Owner/Operator of Almost Home Childcare & Preschool My current career provides me with a sense of purpose, direction, a sense that I am helping children, teens … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from the Amanda Knox Case

Hey Kids…just keep in mind that when you are traveling overseas on a gap year or a semester abroad, you’re not in Kansas anymore. Amanda Knox sure experienced this reality while locked away in an Italian prison for four years … Continue reading

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First Impressions Count: College Admissions and Job Interviews

Look at someone you don’t know. Now quickly look away. Who was the person that you looked at? What assumptions did you come to after a brief glance? Did you notice what they were wearing: the color or style of … Continue reading

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An Empty Nester Celebrates the Holidays

Did any other empty nesters besides me have a bittersweet new year this Rosh Hashanah? Celebrating holidays changes once kids are grown, in college, or have moved out on their own. We had a wonderful family dinner. We ate too … Continue reading

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Who is listening to you?

I didn’t know anyone was listening to us. We had just left a Thai restaurant after enjoying a movie and dinner with friends. We were the last ones in the restaurant and felt obligated to leave and allow the staff … 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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The New Neighbors

This past weekend my husband and I were invited to our new neighbors’ house for some wine. They are a beautiful young couple, with two of the most adorable boys ever. We were happy to visit with them after a … Continue reading

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The College Search and the High School Athlete

High school athletes who are considering continuing their athletic career in college need to do some careful research and planning when choosing a college. While high school athletics are demanding and competitive, college athletics requires even more dedication and commitment. … Continue reading

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From fashion to kitchens…you never know where the next step may take you

I just got off the phone with daughter #2 smiling from ear to ear with pride. Why? Because she just successfully sold her third design for the kitchen company she works for. It may not seem like much, but not … 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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