Gap year

Is a Gap Year the Right Choice for My Student?

Although most of our At The Core parents are looking for information…
Survive their summer job

Tips to Help Your Student Survive their Summer Job

Do you remember your first summer job? Your first boss? Most…
want for our children

What is it we really want for our children?

What is it we really want for our children? When you let yourself…
choosing a career

Choosing a career: My daughter wants to be a ballerina. My son wants to be a soccer player.

You can flip this title to “My son wants to be a ballerina/…
career planning and self assessment in the middle grades

Career Planning and Self Assessment in the Middle Grades: Laying the Groundwork

We spend a lot of time listening to parents of middle and high…
career exploration

Career Exploration: How Helpful are Career Clusters and Personality Assessments?

My teen daughter sends me links to BuzzFeed career quizzes. All.…
prepare for college interview

How to Prepare for the College Interview

You’ve applied to your favorite colleges. Maybe a few require…
parental fears

Overcoming our Parental Fears for our Child’s Future

What if our child gets sick? Or hurt? Or lost? Thinking of these…
job market of tomorrow

Helping your high school student be prepared for the job market of tomorrow

Labor in America. The careers of yesterday, today and tomorrow.…
High School Educational Opportunities

High School Educational Opportunities: So Many Choices

I remember my junior and senior years in high school. We had…