Your Student's Talent can go a long long way !

Did you know that money problems, not bad grades, are the reason cited by most college students who have considered dropping out? Even a genius student like Steve Jobs was not spared from this dilemma when he had to drop out of Reed College.His working class parents' savings were being spent on his college tuition. Today, in a recession battered community students are looking at new and innovative ways to earn money. ...more

College 101: Summer Activities for the High School Student

By Kristin Thomas, College Consultant & Guest Contributor...more

Summer Job Jeopardy 2010

Is it just my children or does this generation of teens and young adults think that work is something only old people do? Since when is working in the summer rare? ...more

When I was a teen and I asked about getting a job, my parents told me that getting good grades ...more

Corn Condoms

Helping Your Teen Find the Perfect Summer Job

There’s been a number of articles recently about the number of teenagers who are once again not taking on summer jobs (http://www.usatoday.com/money/ companies/management/2008-06-05-summer-jobs-ceos_N.htm). ...more

Do You Know A Teen Who Needs A Summer Job? Tell Them To Start Looking Now

Media outlets throughout the country are carrying an Associated Press article by Eileen Alt Powell with the lead paragraph, Albertsons supermarket said "no." So did Macy's department store and a local grocer. As I write this, my 19-year-old has her summer job locked up--she will be returning to her old job as a barista at Caribou Coffee. Actually she will be a shift manager thi ...more