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Every Vision Has a Mission (2022-2023 Fundraiser)

By George Crace | November 22, 2022
Total Development Center - Tualatin Field Rental Fundraiser

As part of our mission, our non-profit 501 c3 Total Development Center (TDC) provides athletic teams and organizations a safe place for young athletes to train, learn life skills, and strengthen healthy character based habits that produce personal and team success and Total Development. The 190,000+ sq. ft. field we installed and managed for the…

How to Start Your College Search in Your Junior Year

By George Crace | May 16, 2022

When you’re in the middle of high school life, the last thing you may want to think about is college, but high school passes quickly and that next step is…

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5 Things to Do to Play College Sports

By George Crace | April 25, 2022

Step 1: Register! More than 180,000 students register with the NCAA hoping to become an NCAA athlete. Which means before you get very far down your NCAA or NAIA dream…

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Dos and Don’ts to a Strong College Essay

By George Crace | April 11, 2022

Even professional writers get stage fright in front of a blank page. There’s too much possibility, too many directions things can go, and too many choices for what will become…

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Help, How Do I Choose a New Career?

By George Crace | March 28, 2022

Let’s face it — most of us make our career choice at 17 or 18, invest years into college or trade school and then jump into the job market. The…

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5 Questions to Ask to Get Great College Recommendation Letters

By George Crace | March 14, 2022

Exploring, choosing, applying, visiting schools and getting to the college of your choice is a long, potentially overwhelming process. But it doesn’t have to be difficult. Each step of the…

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3 Reasons Attitude Matters (and the Benefits of a Good One)

By TDC Staff | February 28, 2022

Have you ever been told to change your attitude? Often, it’s demanded as an instant adjustment. While that usually feels impossible because of intense in-the-moment emotions, it is possible to…

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How (& When!) to Plan Your College Visits 

By TDC Staff | February 14, 2022

You’re thrilled to explore a few campuses, catch the vibe, and find the one that feels most comfortable and most closely fits your goal. But with almost 6,000 colleges to choose…

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Support The Total Development Center by shopping at AmazonSmile!

By TDC Staff | January 16, 2020

When you shop at AmazonSmile,Amazon will donate toThe Total Development Center. Support us every time you shop!VISIT THIS LINK TO SHOP

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Arena Fields For Developing A Champion’s Heart

By TDC Staff | December 19, 2019

The TDC is expecting 2020 to finally witness the installation of what we call “Arena Fields for Champions”.  This specially designed synthetic turf field is built on a footprint that…

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We Need You

By TDC Staff | November 12, 2019

As the year draws to an end, I wanted to thank you for your past support in our mission to help children succeed! I am also writing to share some…

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