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Author: Jason Bullock

Check out this video about a Scholarship program for your STEM students

Science Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) The SMART Scholarship-for-Service Program was established as a concentrated effort to enhance the Department of Defense (DoD) workforce with talented, innovative and brilliant scientists, engineers and researchers. For over a decade, SMART Scholars have been working within labs and agencies of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Additional Read More

Racism

Two-and-a-half years ago, I sat through a keynote address called “This Too Is Racism” at the National Association for College Admissions Counseling’s annual meeting in Boston. I was steaming mad when Dr. Shaun Harper, executive director of the University of Southern California’s Race & Equity Center, finished his remarks. Dr. Harper, one of the country’s Read More

The perils of tobacco use and vaping for young adults

Everyone is familiar with the devastating physical effects of smoking. However, what people don’t think about is psychological effects. These include mood and behavior changes and mental health. How It Works — What Are the Effects of Nicotine on the Brain? When a person inhales the smoke from a cigarette it hits the lungs within Read More

Scholarships Available for your Students

College tuition and fees continue to increase at rates higher than inflation each year and it can be a problem for many of your students as to how to fund that college education. Luckily, there are many great scholarships available to help cover some of those costs. Oneclass.com has put together a nice list of Read More

Recognizing the Need for Substance Abuse Counseling in Schools

It’s no secret that teens are subjected to immense amounts of pressure to succeed in almost every aspect of life. Society places a high value on academic, social, economic, and athletic achievements. Putting teens at a higher risk for abuse, it’s no surprise that our country is in the midst of an ever-evolving substance abuse Read More

What if instead of taking the SAT or ACT test your students could play an interactive video game?

If it’s up to one company it could happen! A newly published piece by Bloomberg Business News about Rebecca Kantar, explains how the paradigm shift away from the traditional screening methods of candidates using outdated multiple-choice standardized tests, to a revolutionary and much more comprehensive game-based simulation testing scenario which more accurately assesses one’s critical-thinking ability Read More

I got into 39 colleges without cheating: What applying to schools looks like in 2019

Jordan Nixon has received 39 college acceptance letters so far, all without celebrity parents or $500,000 bribes. It just took years of planning, a private college adviser, 50-plus applications and the unwavering support of family. “I don’t have money like the celebrity parents,” said Angelia Nixon, mother of the 17-year-old senior near Atlanta. “There were no bribes Read More

10 Tips for your students that don’t have Wealthy Parents to help them get into an Elite College

There’s no need to obsess over attending an elite school like the families named in the college admissions scandal The college admissions scandal has exposed the extreme lengths some wealthy families will go to secure a spot for their child at their dream college. It’s possible to find and stay in a college with life-changing Read More

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