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College Applications Don’t Have To Be Tough

Author: Andrew Motiwalla

The dreaded college apps season is drawing nigh! Seniors all over the nation are scrambling to meet with their counselors before initiating the tedious, grueling process of applying to colleges. Applications are probably the last thing you want to do right now. But, it’s absolutely essential that you get them done as soon as possible. … Continued

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Meet our Campus Directors!

Author: Maria Balmaseda

“What makes Summer Springboard programs different from the rest?” We get this question a lot from prospective parents and students. And we love answering it. We know that when it comes to summer programs, there are a lot of options out there. But what makes Summer Springboard stand out? Read further as we explore this … Continued

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Find A Mentor

Author: Andrew Motiwalla

What Is A Mentor? A mentor is an experienced and trustworthy person, usually an older student or adult, that guides you towards meeting your highest potential. They do this by being available to answer any of your questions, being a role model, and providing knowledge that would benefit you in your journey to success. The … Continued

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Efficiently Reach Your Goals

Author: Andrew Motiwalla

With the New Year right around the corner, it’s a time of preparing for the future and setting (SMART) goals or resolutions. Sometimes, however, teens may find that the difficulty doesn’t lie in setting the goals, but reaching them efficiently and productively. With these tips, you’ll find it significantly easier to meet your goals in … Continued

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Mistakes Are Essential

Author: Tracy Eckard

Mistakes are quite a misunderstood concept. Throughout your life, especially in high school, you’re taught to avoid mistakes. Why? Because shortcomings are perceived as a measurement of your intellectual ability. In reality, having this mindset is not productive and completely false. It can be detrimental towards your journey to success as it can cloud any … Continued

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Balance Your High School Life

Author: Andrew Motiwalla

Keeping up the high school life is not a simple task. In fact, it’s anything but that. You have the basic family, friends, and academic aspects. Just those on an individual’s plate can already be a challenge. But some manage to throw extracurriculars like sports or after school clubs into the juggling act. Then, we … Continued

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How to Ease College Application Anxiety

Author: Andrew Motiwalla

This time of year is very stressful for college-bound high school students. The anticipation of getting accepted into your dream college can make you feel quite a bit uneasy. Don’t worry though, your days of anxiety and stress in regard to your college applications are finally over! We’ve got you covered with some simple, yet … Continued

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Scholarships vs. Grants

Author: Andrew Motiwalla

Nowadays, there’s no question that college is becoming more and more expensive each year. This makes it tougher every year for students to get into their dream college, not because of their grades or college applications, but because they simply cannot afford it. While students have the option of FAFSA, which helps quite a bit, … Continued

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Be A Better You

Author: Andrew Motiwalla

Successful people are always looking at ways to improve different aspects of themselves. Why? Because they strive to be a better version of themselves everyday and need to constantly grow to stay at the top. We’re not asking that you have the work ethic of Elon Musk or Bill Gates (that would be so cool!), … Continued

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Overcome Procrastination

Author: Andrew Motiwalla

Procrastination, one of the most dreadful obstacles to be plagued by. We’ve all experienced that guilty feeling where we put off a task or project for too long and try to get it done at the last minute – it’s not fun. Everybody procrastinates but high school students, especially, know this beast all too well. … Continued

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