athletes are on track to get paid
November 29, 2021

How does the Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) ruling impact schools and athletes?

Football, baseball, badminton, and water polo What do they have in common? Paid athletes! By now athletic directors and student-athletes around the world are aware of …

November 8, 2021

How to write a personal statement that people WANT to read

Writing a personal mission statement is easier said than done! My car was idling at a red light when one of those giant inflatable tubes on …

you can overcome the fear of public speaking
November 1, 2021

Tips to overcome public speaking anxiety

Public speaking is a teachable skill!  Introverts and extroverts both struggle with a fear of public speaking. But if you’re a person who feels anxious when …

use your athletic experience to make a winning college application
October 29, 2021

Write a winning student-athlete college essay

Turn your athletic experience into a winning college application Back away from the field to take in the big picture. Sports involve skill, exercise, dedication, teamwork, …

choosing a career path for teens
October 27, 2021

Simple steps to choosing a career path

How to choose a career path as a teenager Most of us go through an emotional ringer during high school years. The transition from child to …

3 easy steps to empower your students
October 25, 2021

3 easy steps to an empowered student body

High schools all over the world are using the FREE spikeview platform to support their students.  It’s the fastest-growing platform to privately organize personal projects and …

tips from the college admissions office
October 22, 2021

From the Experts: THIS is what colleges want to see in applications

College admissions officers share what schools are really looking for “I know I’m a good fit for this university. But what does the admissions office want …

college application tips, how do homeschoolers get into college
October 20, 2021

College application tips for homeschoolers

Write a killer essay. Nail the opening sentence. Help them get to know you. You’ve heard these pointers (we hope!) related to college applications. But what …

overcome these challenges so you can get into study abroad programs
October 18, 2021

How high school students can get accepted into study abroad programs

How practical are international opportunities in high school? Once upon a time, study abroad programs were mysterious and difficult to research. The internet, of course, makes …

How to write personal stories in college application essays
October 15, 2021

How to write personal stories in college application essays (plus a bunch of examples)

Your college essay should pack a punch, or you shouldn’t pack your bags. College application essays might as well be titled “Tell me about yourself.” This …