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 […]

Where's your focus: Proving or Developing Yourself?

Do you focus on proving your abilities or developing them? There’s a big difference between proving and developing. One is all about striving, which will soon exhaust you. The other is based on growth, which is energizing. Take Charlotte, a college sophomore who is majoring in biology because she wanted to prove her ability to […]

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 […]

How to choose a college, major, or career: Part IV

Big decisions are daunting. Choosing the right college, selecting a major that will set you up for success, and determining a good career fit are all choices that students face. In the midst of these big decisions, how can students make the best possible choices for their future? The Heath brothers, in their book Decisive: […]

How to choose a college, major, or career: Part III

Throughout their book Decisive: How to Make Better Decisions in Life and Work, the Heath brothers provide phenomenal thinking on how to improve the quality of our decision-making. In the first post in this series, we looked at two decision-making flaws that explain why students often choose the wrong college, select the wrong major, and ultimately […]

How to choose a college, major, or career: Part II

  In the first post of this series, two decision-making flaws were presented that explain why students often choose the wrong college, select the wrong major, and ultimately end up in the wrong career. According to Dan and Chip Heath in their new book Decisive: How to Make Better Decisions in Life and Work, these […]

How to choose a college, major, or career: Part I

Choosing a college, selecting a major, and deciding on a career path are all key decisions that students must make. Many of the Student Launch Pad students go through the program to gain personal insight into these decisions. Yet making them can be daunting. Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work by […]