April, 2022

how to make your performing arts portfolio a show stopper
April 28, 2022

Tips for making a great first impression with your performing arts portfolio

Use your portfolio to make a great first impression You’re a violinist, applying for a spot as a chamber musician. You create a portfolio that’s missing …

why you need a portfolio & resume review
April 26, 2022

Super important reasons for every high school student to get a resume & portfolio review

Seeing the big picture. I remember mowing a large lawn on a hot summer day, chin down, eyes at the front wheels of the lawn mower…back …

practical ways to improve mental health for high school students
April 19, 2022

Teens looking for ways to improve mental health & wellness

Teenage behavior studies have been conducted for decades, but some specific issues have become more mainstream conversation topics rather than reserved for academics. Mental health – …

low-tech and high-tech summer job ideas
April 13, 2022

From low-tech lemonade stands to high-tech NFTs, teens have paths to income

Teens have all sorts of ways to earn money in 2022 School is winding down and internships are ramping up! Summer job season is right around …

5 college admissions trends and what they mean
April 11, 2022

Here are 5 college admissions trends & what they mean for students

5 college admissions trends and what they mean for you You’ve no doubt seen headlines about high school students reconsidering college, a dearth of applicants, and …

growing need for student portfolios
April 6, 2022

Growing need for student portfolios

One of the most rewarding aspects of being an educator is helping a student figure out who they are and how to tell that story. But …

to find the best high school interns, ask for portfolios, not resumes
April 4, 2022

Hiring managers know a portfolio helps identify the best high school intern candidates

High school internships are beneficial for both organizations and the students they hire. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, about 30% of high school students are …