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Posted February 24, 2015 by

7 Secrets to Helping Your Teen Unlock Their True Academic Potential

Teenage students studying in classroom with teacher

Teenage students studying in classroom with teacher. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

When students stand on the threshold of their futures, education is the most important key to their direction. High school studies and all the hard work involved in reaching the ultimate goal of graduation, takes careful planning and learning to identify your teen’s true academic potential. In the final analysis, it’s the student who takes full account of their potential. There are seven secrets to unlocking one’s true academic potential. These include:

. Assess academic strengths and weaknesses
. Stay the course of your academic direction
. Continually review, refresh and update your academic direction
. Compare course of study to career aspirations
. Set reasonable goals
. Study the job market trends
. Plan ahead to avert obstacles (more…)

Posted August 20, 2014 by

Interviewing for Jobs, Recent College Graduates? Don’t Ask These 10 Questions

Recent college graduates interviewing for jobs should not ask these 10 questions found in the following post.

You’ve spent the last 45 minutes sitting in a job interview; the hiring manager is about to wrap up. And right then, the hiring manager asks: “Do you have any questions for me?” You were prepared. But you lock up! In an effort to think on your feet, you blurt out, “How much does this

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Posted July 17, 2014 by

Beginning Your Entry Level Job as an Accountant? How to Get Ahead in Your First Year

If you want to get ahead in the first year of your entry level job as an accountant, learn some tips here in the following post.

A guest blog from Big4Bound (www.big4bound.com) This is a summary of things that I wish I had known going into my first year, or maybe I was told and should have payed more attention. For many of these you have heard them before but I wanted to actually add some value

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Posted May 22, 2014 by

Internship Finder, Learn How to Handle These 8 Fears

As an internship finder, you might be nervous about beginning your new position.  See if you have any of the eight fears mentioned in the following post, and if you do, how to handle them.

Fetching coffee. Making thousands of copies. At one point, these were just two of an intern’s not-so-favorite things. Today, an intern deals with many more issues – and a recent article named “14 Awfully Frustrating Things That Every Intern Goes Through” lists many of them. Although these are common

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Posted April 11, 2014 by

Thinking of Accepting an Entry Level Job Offer? 5 Tips to Help You Make Your Decision

Now that you have landed an entry level job offer, it is important to think about if it’s the right one for you.  There are five tips that can help you make this decision in the following post.

You’ve achieved the Holy Grail of job search – the job offer. Congratulations! You’ve worked hard, and it might be tempting to give an immediate “YES!” to that employer. However, no matter how desperate your situation might be – or how long your job search has been – always take the time to review a job

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Posted July 18, 2013 by

Is Your Company’s Temperature Rising? 7 Reasons to Perform a Half-Year Review and Let the Sun Shine on Your Business This Summer

Employers, do you have any summer plans?  Well, besides a vacation, you may want to consider reviewing the status of your business.  Learn more in the following post.

Summertime and the livin’ is easy…or so the song goes. But as the days grow longer and warmer, small business owners might want to be careful about taking it too easy during June, July, and August. The reality, says successful entrepreneur and author Bill McBean, is that the season is actually a great time to do a half-year review and make some smart moves for your business while some of your competitors are in a summertime lull. (more…)

Posted June 20, 2013 by

“3 Steps To Quickly Absorb The Material In Any College Class And Ace Your Exams”

Nancy Thomason

Nancy Thomason

You have a lot of overwhelming information to absorb in your college classes. Mere rote memorization is seldom enough to ace university tests. In fact, the exams your professors give often requires you to show you can apply critical thinking skills to this information.

Improving how you attack your books and notes during your study sessions will make the difference between getting a mediocre grade of C or A which can make a big difference when you’re looking for a job or getting into grad school after graduation.  Often the students who get the best grades are not any smarter than you. They’re just more effective in test preparation and test taking skills. (more…)