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Extracurricular Activities and Careers

When thinking about possible careers, it’s natural that you’d first turn to your academic interests.  After all, we tend to link jobs with education.  However, the classroom is not the only place that can lead to career ideas and ambitions.  If you’re having trouble zeroing in on your options, we recommend looking to your extracurricular […]

Finding Internet Access

Historically, technology at large (and the internet specifically) has been seen as having the power to democratize education and help place students of all socio-economic levels on an equal playing field.  In reality, that’s far from the case.  While wealthier students are able to freely use the internet to their benefit, children from lower-income families […]

Pursue What Excites You

As you begin to consider potential career options, there’s a good chance you’ll have friends, family and even teachers all try to persuade you to pursue certain paths.  Sure, their intentions are likely good.  And their reasoning is probably sound.  However, while you should definitely take their opinions under advisement, it’s important that you ultimately […]

MyCollegeOptions® and SHAPE America® research reveals high school students’ perceptions about the value of Physical Education classes

  The majority of high school students currently participating in Physical Education classes believes that PE is important to the overall school experience, providing numerous benefits and helping to develop a variety of lifelong skills. Lee’s Summit, MO – November 17, 2015 – New research conducted by myCollegeOptions® and SHAPE America®offers unique and valuable insight […]