4 Reasons You Need an Independent Educational Consultant

4 Reasons You Need an Independent Educational Consultant

An Independent Educational Consultant (IEC) can provide your family peace of mind during the dizzying process of finding and getting your student into the right college. Once hired, they’ll look at your student’s transcripts, ACT and SAT scores, athletic activity, volunteer work, internships, and other leadership opportunities they’ve had during their high school years. With…

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Learn to Set (and Keep!) SMART Goals as a Student

How to make and achieve SMART goals as a student

When you have an end goal in mind, the best way to get there is by a road map that leads you each step of the way. One effective way to create a roadmap for life is through SMART goals. This acronym stands for goals that are specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and timely. If you…

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6 Benefits of a Mentor & How They Make Your Community Stronger

6 Benefits of a mentor

Wouldn’t it be nice to spend time with someone who understood the ins and outs of what you were trying to learn? Whether it’s bread baking, computer programming, playing college sports, or repairing engines, that’s exactly what mentorship is all about. It’s receiving guidance about something from someone more experienced. Working with a mentor is…

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

Benefits of a Positive Attitude

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 change your attitude. And even to do it quickly. Here’s why a positive attitude is important, how to achieve it, and the benefits of a…

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