I am starting to realize how important this school year will be for me. I am a…
Ability to work with others is in-demand soft skill
Looking for a way to pay for college and have a guaranteed job upon graduation?
Student organizations are a great way to make new friends and ease the transition to college.
If you can’t find the right one for you, consider developing your own.
I am so very happy in college. I love the people I am among, the conversations I have, even the cafeteria food three times a day. I love the trees on my walk to class and the history to every building on campus and the passion and ideas of students and teachers. I love waking up in my dorm room and knowing that I am able to do what I have wanted to do.
Disagreeing—it happens all the time. People like to be right, and they want others to think they’re right. But when someone else doesn’t think you are correct (or the other way around), it’s OK. However, when people forget that it’s alright to disagree and don’t respond appropriately, problems occur.
As a teen, you’re wired to do things that stimulate or interest you, such as hang out with your friends, pursue your favorite sport, or play video games, right? But you’re also learning that your current actions can have a big impact on your future. For example, by studying for the SAT, you increase your chances of getting a good score, getting into a good college and finding a great job. The problem is, the things you can do now to help you succeed in the future often seem boring; they get put off, half done, or not done at all. That’s where accountability comes in.