The Big Picture

The First Step to Conquering Senior Year

Sophia Caputo | Contributing Writer   Do you have $8.09? Oh, perfect! You can afford a planner to keep your life in order. That’s right, it’s time for you to buy a planner (you too, dudes!). If the extremely basic Mead pocket planner is unexciting to you, try Kate Spade’s website or take a trip […]

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How to Stand Out in the College Admissions Crowd

Everyone loves a good story. The hero faces unfathomable difficulties and it doesn’t look like they’re going to make it out alive. In the end they overcome and are carried on the shoulders of peers through the village. *Insert epic music and cheering.* When you apply to colleges (and internships, and jobs) the admissions counselor […]

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From the Shelf: Our Favorite Summer Reads

Jordan Fulmer | March Consulting Educational Consultant   Summer is here, and I’m sure you’re ready to relax and enjoy a reprieve from school work. However, I’d like to talk about the idea of school work or, more specifically, reading. Students have been conditioned to associate reading as “work”, likely due to the often-hectic English reading class […]

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Dispelling the Myth of the Performing Arts Major

 Don Kruszka | March Consulting Arts Specialist   Performing Arts. These are two of the scariest words for a parent to hear when their child is thinking about going to college and declaring a major. When parents think of college, they think of the expense, the time commitment, the whole overwhelming process. And, understandably, they want […]

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Holiday Networking with Family and Friends

Oh, the holiday season. So many family get-togethers and parties with friends. That one crazy uncle pulling yet another practical joke. Grandma making the best food. And of course, your aunts, cousins, and mom’s friend’s dads wanting to know what you’re up to. Thinking about college? Where are you headed? What to do you want […]

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