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 to move past worry and stress

Do you struggle with worry and stress? If you’re like the students that I coached last week, you have at least some stress in your life, whether over school, family, friends, extracurricular activities etc. During the Dale Carnegie Generation Next 3-day workshop that I helped lead last week, the middle, high school, and college students all had […]

College Essay: The Personal Statement in 4 Steps

During my college essay workshop at a local public high school, I asked the students which essay was the hardest for them to write. They chose the Personal Statement, which essentially states, “Tell us about yourself.” I had the students brainstorm something unique about themselves that they would want an admissions officer to know and that […]

Top 10 College Essay Tips

A couple weeks ago I had the privilege of leading a college essay writing workshop for the local public high school. During the workshop, I went over the following essay tips on how to write an outstanding application essay: College Essay Tips Why the essay matters: It gives you the chance to stand out apart […]

Empathy Underdeveloped in Teenage Boys

New research has emerged showing that teenage boys’ empathy levels ebb and flow during their adolescent years. An article in today’s Wall Street Journal explains: “‘Cognitive empathy,’ or the mental ability to take others’ perspective, begins rising steadily in girls at age 13, according to a six-year study published recently in Developmental Psychology. But boys […]

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 […]

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 […]