Career Exploration

A Parent’s & Educator’s Role in Helping Students Choose a Career

Discussion of high expectations has been rampant in education and parenting parameters for several years now, but where is the line between setting high expectations and crushing the dreams of children? As a high school teacher and basketball coach, I hear students regularly mention future aspirations that their parents are not supporting. Many students are…

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Interest and Persistence: The Key to Helping Students Graduate

The key to helping students graduate on time and workers retaining their employees lies in the pivotal relationship between interest and persistence. If you work in education, you’re probably already all-too-familiar with this troubling trend: many students don’t make it to graduation. In fact, according to the National Center for Education Statistics, “the 6-year graduation rate…

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Navigating the Undergraduate Enrollment Challenges of Today

This article by Teach.com, a comprehensive guide on careers in education, will explore the topic of navigating the undergraduate enrollment challenges of today.  The higher education landscape is constantly evolving, influenced by generational trends, the economy, politics, and demographics. As guidance counselors, advisors, and educators, those working in higher education have the challenge of continuously developing…