Month: October 2017

Don’t Let These 3 Myths About College Lead You To Choose The Wrong School

October 26, 2017

From the beginning of the college application process, and often even before, high schoolers are told they’re headed towards the “best four years” of their lives. But this depiction of college as a manic adventure full of nonstop partying and fun actually only scrapes the surface of what college is really like. Like most things in life, college is full of highs and lows, and experiences that aren’t necessarily good or bad; we’re humans and as such experience college in a nuanced way. Recognizing these myths, however, would not only help us enjoy college more when we’re there, but would also help us make the right choice about which college to go to in the first place.

Here are three of the biggest myths about college — and how you can use the truth to best navigate the application process.

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Fixed vs. Growth Mindset

October 19, 2017

If you read our last post, you know that grit is what you need to be successful. To truly be the greatest you can be and reach your highest potential you need to pair your grit with a growth mindset. If you can do that, you will find success in this World.

So let’s find out what kind of mindset you have. Think about these scenarios:

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