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Audition Tips for College Dance Programs

You’ve been obsessed with dancing from a young age.  Whether you’re performing a pirouette or practicing a difficult tap routine, you are never happier than when you’re expressing yourself through movement.  Hence, you know you want to pursue dance in college.  Of course, that means that in addition to submitting a regular application, you’ll also […]

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 […]

Do You Know Who Cesar Chavez Was?

As a high school student, it’s probably fairly easy to isolate or compartmentalize your education.  Learning takes place in the classroom and life takes place outside.  However, you’d be remiss if you limited yourself in such a manner.  While your school certainly provides a solid educational foundation, it behooves you to seek out opportunities beyond […]