parents, here's how to help high school juniors
September 7, 2022

How to help your high school junior with college applications

As a parent, there are days when you wonder if college applications are more stressful for your high school junior or for you. Other than college …

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August 24, 2022

What colleges look for when reviewing applications

It’s the hectic time of year when students from all walks of life are trying to figure out how to submit a college application that’ll help …

how young entrepreneurs attract investors
July 21, 2022

How young entrepreneurs can capture the attention of investors and customers

7 ways to attract investors and customers when creating your business We’re so excited that one of our spikeview community members just won a $20,000 national …

25 high-paying, high demand jobs that don't need a college degree
July 14, 2022

25 high-paying, high-demand jobs that don’t need a college degree

College degrees are important for many people, but they’re not for everyone. There’s a stigma in the U.S. that working in “trades,” or blue collar work, …

how to write about extracurriculars for college applications
June 28, 2022

How to write about extracurriculars in college applications

If there’s one thing we’ve all heard about college applications, it’s that grades alone will not get a student accepted. The admissions office wants to know …

learn to tell stories about your art life
June 23, 2022

Use your artistic experience to stand out in pursuit of any career

No matter what career you chase, there’s a way to incorporate your artistic experience Employers spend a lot of money trying to search for, recruit, and …

how to win a college fellowship
June 21, 2022

How to get selected for fellowships

There are a host of opportunities for fellowships, many less competitive than you might think! But like most opportunities, what matters most is differentiating yourself from …

June 16, 2022

5 personal stories about how having a mentor was life-changing

You may have read our 21 questions to ask your mentor, and thought, “how important is this really?”  It’s hard to overstate the importance of mentorship …

June 14, 2022

21 questions students should ask mentors

Most successful people have had several mentors at all different stages of their careers. The title of “mentor” is an honor, not a burden. So, do …

June 9, 2022

15 questions to ask during an interview for a high school internship

Smart questions should be the grande finale to your next interview Searching and applying for high school internships and summer jobs is nerve wracking. Getting an …