set up your portfolio for high school internships
May 11, 2022

Set up your portfolio for high school internship applications

More career changes means more reasons to keep an updated portfolio Millennials and Gen Z both get a lot of media attention for job-hopping and career …

NIL is a game changer because students of all skills get paid
May 3, 2022

NIL is a game changer for student-athletes

What’s all the NIL fuss about? College and high school sports may never be the same. Student athletes are getting compensated in small and large ways …

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 …

be prepared for life after sports
March 30, 2022

High school students can learn from athletes who had big career changes

The thrill of the game is temporary, and that’s ok! Donna de Varona became the youngest and one of the first women sportscasters for a national …