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May 27, 2021

A parent recently asked me for help. Her 8th grader was having to fill out her high school plan and had a limited idea of what careers were out there. She knew what mom and dad did and what she'd seen on TV. Where should she start?

I didn't know, so I invited Lisa Marker Robbins, founder of Flourish Coaching, to sit...

May 20, 2021

Chris is one of the first students I ever helped with the college admissions process. He had many tough decisions to make when applying to college, not the least of which was the best way to share how he overcame a significant obstacle. When he was done, he had offers from Georgia Tech and Duke. Instead he chose...

May 17, 2021

If you've ever heard that some test dates are easier than others, the person saying it doesn't know what they're talking about.

On the other hand, you can get more out of some test dates than others because of a special service both College Board and the ACT offer. Find out how to incorporate those opportunities into...

May 13, 2021

Ronell Smith is about to start the college admissions process with his older daughter. We talked about what they've focused to this point in the process and what his and his daughter's conversations have been about their goals.

May 6, 2021

Jordan was determined to graduate from UT-Austin, so when the offer via the CAP program came, he took it. He graduated from UT-Austin in 2019 with a degree in Economics. The road had its bumps, and he shares insights into how he got to the job he's working at now.