High school course options

High School Course Options: How do we decide?

Parents, remember when we went to high school? For most of us,…
List of colleges

Making a List of Colleges: Are You Ready for the Tough Questions?

Sometimes the tough questions can give us pause. Recently, a…
Liberal arts

To liberal arts or NOT to liberal arts? That is the question.

Some say the traditional liberal arts colleges are dying. Others…
Searching for a college

Sometimes searching for a college can have one "major" barrier

Searching for a college that fits your student has many criteria.…
Gap year

Help! Gap Year Programs Are Expensive

Recently, Harvard announced that 340 first year students requested…
Teenagers

What COVID-19 Has Taught Us About Teenagers

This spring, our worlds were turned upside down. And yet, life…
high school seniors

High School Seniors: Making a College Decision in the Time of COVID-19

Spring of 2020 has been unprecedented. The impact of the Coronavirus…

Should Your High School Student Have a Part-Time Job?

At The Core Founder and CEO, Beth Probst, recently had the honor…

Teens picking careers?! Preparing your teen for effective career exploration and college major selection

We see many sides of the career exploration process for teens.…

Being Undecided: Good Idea or Risky Business?

“Undecided is our biggest major.” “You can still graduate…