February 21, 2018

3 life-changing student leadership practices no one’s doing

In 20+ years of working with student leaders, advisors and organizations I've compiled… [read me]

3 life-changing student leadership practices no one’s doing 3 life-changing student leadership practices no one's doing

The ins and outs of internships

From the moment you start college until you land your dream job, you will probably… [read me]

The ins and outs of internships The ins and outs of internships

Did you know you have a memory personality?

Still having trouble remembering things? It might help if you knew your 'Memory Personality.' The… [read me]

Did you know you have a memory personality? Did you know you have a memory personality?

Your campus fundraiser or service project: Both make an impact!

Building leaders - and a nation - through service From the beginning of his term,… [read me]

Your campus fundraiser or service project: Both make an impact! Your campus fundraiser or service project: Both make an impact!

Setting Ground Rules for Roommate Success

By Melisa Figueroa They say that roommates are the luck of the draw even with… [read me]

Setting Ground Rules for Roommate Success Setting Ground Rules for Roommate Success

What It Takes to be a High Achieving Honor Student

High Achieving Honor Student. What do you think of when you hear that? You probably… [read me]

What It Takes to be a High Achieving Honor Student What It Takes to be a High Achieving Honor Student

4 College ‘Issues’ Almost Every Student Will Face

No matter where you are on your college journey, the start of the semester is a busy… [read me]

4 College ‘Issues’ Almost Every Student Will Face 4 College 'Issues' Almost Every Student Will Face

“I’ll Do It!” – Say it and make the most of your opportunities

I have been involved in the Kiwanis Family, an organization dedication to community… [read me]

“I’ll Do It!” – Say it and make the most of your opportunities “I’ll Do It!” - Say it and make the most of your opportunities

Setting Ground Rules for Roommate Success

By Melisa Figueroa They say that roommates are the luck of the draw even with people you know. Some situations are picture-perfect, while others are less than desirable. There are some that start out great but turn sour, and others that start out rocky but turn into lifelong friendships. The key … [Read This...]

Study Abroad: What You’ll Miss and Why It’s Worth It

The popularity of study abroad programs increase by 12 percent each year, reports the Unesco Institute for Statistics, and it’s easy to see why. Study abroad programs offer invaluable insight and life lessons. In fact, Harvard Business school now makes it mandatory for the entire class to learn and … [Read This...]

The ins and outs of internships

From the moment you start college until you land your dream job, you will probably hear a lot of talk about internships. The low or non-existent pay and the difficulty of finding a good internship can deter many students. However, in this competitive job market, internships have evolved from an … [Read This...]

Did you know you have a memory personality?

Still having trouble remembering things? It might help if you knew your 'Memory Personality.' The concept of Memory Personality isn't totally new, but right now I'm working with neuroscientists to test, verify and document the theories I've developed out of my years of teaching memory skills to … [Read This...]

College and the Returning Veteran – Part 2

This is the second part of a two-part post specifically providing advice to military veterans who are exploring getting a degree. In part 1 I covered my own personal experiences and described how planning for your education can be treated like a field exercise. In part 2 I now continue by exploring … [Read This...]

7 Resources for Outstanding College Presentations

College students today have access to technology and tools that past generations did not. Today, students no longer have to spend countless hours hand-drawing maps, graphs and charts, and there are plenty of new options for presenting slides of information (not just PowerPoint). College students … [Read This...]

3 life-changing student leadership practices no one’s doing

In 20+ years of working with student leaders, advisors and organizations I've compiled a number of 'best of the best' lists. I have top 3, 5, 7, or 10 lists on everything from skyrocketing student involvement, to holding great meetings and everything else that involves student leadership. It all … [Read This...]

4 College ‘Issues’ Almost Every Student Will Face

No matter where you are on your college journey, the start of the semester is a busy time. Some of you are celebrating a return to freedom after a summer bid at home with your parents (just know they are just as ready for you to leave), others taking a deep breath before they start college for the … [Read This...]

What is Radical Personal Accountability?

To be accountable means to be in charge, responsible, or mature about your life experiences. And in the context of ‘radical personal accountability,’ to be radical is to be an activist, innovative, and uncompromising about your total well-being. When you agree to live a Growth in Motion!! … [Read This...]

Magnetism: A key to happiness and satisfaction

Have you ever used any of the following phrases to describe another human being? He’s so irresistible! She has a magnetic personality! I feel like I can talk to him about anything! She makes me feel like a million bucks! Each of the above expressions is a different way to express one’s … [Read This...]

Lynn U’s Student Leaders get started on the right foot

Four hours with a dozen key Lynn University student leaders is a grand opportunity for all of us to roll up our sleeves. It was practically one-on-one time... The president and vice president of the student government association... the outgoing president and a presidential candidate for the Hillel … [Read This...]

What It Takes to be a High Achieving Honor Student

High Achieving Honor Student. What do you think of when you hear that? You probably don't immediately think of an online student who is training for a marathon, working full-time as a Director of Finance and Brand Marketing, as well as being a full time tutor for a 9th grader… and all on top of that … [Read This...]

My College Has Closed, Now What?

The announcement that ITT Technical Institute would be permanently closing the doors to all of their campuses threw a wrench into the educational plans and dreams of thousands of college students. The sudden closure of the for-profit school is an uncomfortable reminder that graduation can be … [Read This...]

Six Best Benefits Of Getting An Education Online

  Online education has exploded in popularity over the last decade, and for good reason. Whether you have a day job, demanding responsibilities at home or prefer learn in an online setting, there are many benefits to getting your degree online. 1. Flexibility One of the things that online … [Read This...]

Study Smarter by Knowing Your Memory Mode

Students I meet on campuses across the country and around the world are always looking for new and better ways to do better on tests. One way I’ve discovered they can do this is by understanding the Memory Mode and how the brain triggers long term memory. When I teach my Memory Workshops we start … [Read This...]

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