5 Questions Students Should Answer Before Choosing a College

Press Release Overview High school juniors are planning what colleges to tour in the Spring, while seniors are beginning to receive their college acceptance letters. Student Launch Pad guides students through the five key questions to ask before making their college choices. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 18, 2015 Many high school juniors are planning campus […]

Press Release: Student Launch Pad Rolls out Online Coaching Program for Students

Student Launch Pad’s coaching program for college acceptances, college major selection, and career guidance is now fully online, in addition to its one-on-one coaching programs. The online program offers a convenient and affordable coaching alternative for high school and college students. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 28, 2015 Student Launch Pad announces the launch of a fully […]

How adaptability and authenticity should impact your career choice

As I pursue my Doctor of Education, I am researching how students make decisions to find meaningful careers. I’ve noticed two themes that have emerged in the research on finding meaningful careers: adaptability and authenticity. What do these two seemingly different topics mean for you as you consider what career path to take?     First, let’s […]

Stop Stressing, Start Acting

For seniors in high school, getting the mail during the months of January through May is particularly stressful as any day could deliver a college acceptance or rejection letter. For college freshman, right now you’re beginning to wonder how to spend your first college summer. And college sophomores better declare a major soon. All of […]

Personality & Leadership: How to Determine your Temperament

If you know your Myers-Briggs results, then temperaments are a quick way to understand your own and others’ leadership styles by paying attention to 2 of the personality categories, rather than 4. How to determine your temperament: The first key to determining temperament is knowing whether you are an S (Sensing) or an N (iNtution). […]

College Search Process

Last week’s post listed 10 main questions that you need to consider when choosing a college. This week discusses how to begin the college search process as you answer those important questions. College Search Process What colleges meet your criteria? As you answer the questions listed in last week’s post, you can use a search function […]

Top 10 factors when choosing a college

Now is the time when college representatives descend upon high school campuses, juniors begin creating lists of colleges to tour, and seniors start the daunting college application process. With so many colleges to choose from, how do you narrow the list down? Begin by answering the following questions: Top 10 College Criteria: Where do you want […]

Start vs. Stop Doing Lists

I typically encounter two types of students: Those that go-go-go and those that wait-and-see. Students going a mile a minute often have a schedule packed to the brim and to-do lists that overflow. Students who wait-and-see want to be sure about something before they commit, but this approach can mean that their resume is less […]

College Admissions: Mastering the Essay Part II

This blog series on Mastering the College Essay is designed to give you pointers on how to best show colleges through your essay who you are and why they should accept you. Take a look at the first two posts in the series: College Admissions: How to tell your story and stand out College Admissions: Mastering […]