Budget

When money is tight, how will you allocate your college planning budget?

How are you doing? Lately, we all are having some pretty serious…
College Selection

College Selection: 10 Things to Think About

Every year, high school families spend many hours and dollars…
Internships

Internships During High School: Age-Appropriate Experiences

Career experiences during high school are so important! They…
Career tech

Top 10 Reasons Parents Should Learn about Career Tech (Even if Their Child is College-Bound)

For the past ten years, At The Core has been proud to bang the…
6th and 7th

6th and 7th Grade: Baby Steps in Career Thinking and College Planning

Do you spend time with a 6th or 7th grader? In the coming years,…
Starting a new school year

Kicking Off the School Year with a Plan for Our Teens

The start of another school year is full of excitement. Almost…
Summer tasks

Top 10 Summer Tasks for High School Students (and Families)

Summer flies by every year. It seems to disappear in the blink…
Career literacy

Fighting Career Illiteracy

Our kids are illiterate – CAREER illiterate. And it’s very…
Good job

How can we help our students get “good jobs”?

Forty years ago, a college degree was enough to virtually guarantee…
Extracurricular activities

Why is this investment worth making? Weighing the cost versus the value of extracurricular activities

Since 2012, At The Core has helped hundreds of students with…