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Friends please consider donating school supplies for local K-12 students as part of the City of Charleston's First Day Festival. Donations can be dropped off at the College Planning Center, my house in Snee Farm or I'll even come to your place to pick up donations. Note that I typically do pickups around dinner time so save some for me.

We'll help you find the right fit for college, both academically and socially. Get help with test prep, the application process, deadlines, and guidance for the right fulfilling career. 100% of our students get into 1 of their top 3 choices!

Call us now! WHAT'S YOUR PLAN? We can give you the tools you will need to ensure your admissions success! College-Bound Consulting, LLC in South Carolina has gathered a unique blend of experts from the academic and private business sector who are well-equipped to help students devise the best plan of attack for getting into college. Now more than ever, students have to learn how to effectively ma

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08/31/2022

Colleges are looking for more depth than breadth when it comes to extracurricular involvement. Don’t feel like you have to join every club or team at your school. Search out the ones that line up most closely with your interests and find ways to dive deeper in your involvement in those activities.

To find out more, visit us: https://collegeplanningcenters.com/services/schedule-now/

08/30/2022

"Job shadowing, internships, community service projects, and general employment opportunities will allow you to gain invaluable experience in multiple fields. But, also separate yourself from other students who neglect these things. With more and more schools adopting test-optional approaches to admissions, it is becoming harder for those schools to distinguish between their applicants."

— Christopher Parsons

To continue reading, go to: https://collegeplanningcenters.com/working-things-out-what-is-the-significance-of-connecting-to-a-real-world-experience/

08/30/2022

"Many high school students feel that they need to have their whole lives planned out before graduation, including their career path. That’s a lot of pressure to take on, and it really isn’t practical because your goals and desires change over time. At this point, the best way to prepare for choosing a career path is to take some steps to get to know more about yourself."

Continue reading here, https://blog.collegeboard.org/5-ways-find-career-ideas-high-school

08/29/2022

Understanding your strength and weaknesses will make it much easier to advocate for yourself when it comes to interviews for jobs or other opportunities. Making a thoughtful list of both characteristics can be a productive way to get to know yourself better.

To find out more, visit us: https://collegeplanningcenters.com/services/schedule-now/

08/28/2022

Build a polished and well-written resume early in your high school career so you can continue to add to it throughout your four years of school. This will be a valuable way to track your student profile so you can see deficiencies that may need to be addressed before you apply to college.

To find out more, visit us: https://collegeplanningcenters.com/services/schedule-now/

08/27/2022

"High school is a time of rapid change and personal exploration for many students. It's also a great time to start thinking carefully about potential future careers and taking steps to work toward those careers."

To learn more, click here: https://study.com/resources/high-school-career-exploration

08/26/2022

Community service projects can be valuable opportunities for personal growth and professional growth, so take the time to explore options that tie in with your career track.

To find out more, visit us: https://collegeplanningcenters.com/services/schedule-now/

08/25/2022

"There are thousands of different types of jobs a person can do. The key to successful employment is preparation, and the first step is for youth to explore what careers best fit their strengths and interests."

To continue reading, go to: https://www.pacer.org/transition/learning-center/employment/finding-career-path.asp

08/25/2022

Search out clubs or other school activities that will help you develop knowledge or skills that could prepare you best for the college major of your choice.

To find out more, visit us: https://collegeplanningcenters.com/services/schedule-now/

08/24/2022

"The thing is: most students can’t name very many careers or job types. It’s because they haven’t been exposed to tons of industries, careers, vocations, or even jobs.

That's why career awareness and career exploration for students is so important at this stage in life."

To learn more, click here: https://www.moneyprodigy.com/career-sites-for-high-school-students/

08/24/2022

Talk to your teachers about what led them to select their majors. Understanding major tracts better can help you avoid major happing once you get to school.

To find out more, visit us: https://collegeplanningcenters.com/services/schedule-now/

08/23/2022

"Choosing a career after high school is one of the most important decisions your child will make. That’s why it’s important for parents and teachers to know how to provide career resources for high school students to help them prepare for the future."

Continue reading, go to: https://www.connectionsacademy.com/support/resources/article/5-ways-help-high-school-students-pick-careers/

08/23/2022

The E3 Foundation along with Lowcountry Youth Services, Beyond Our Walls, Charleston Promise Neighborhood, Carolina Teen Center, and Lowcountry Black Parents Association is hosting a Regional parent conference focused on empowering parents with the skills and information they need to advocate for their children throughout the school year.

To Register, go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/s/parentfest-2022/337250498513255/

08/22/2022

Investigating professions online can be a great introduction to careers that could be of interest.

To learn more, visit us: https://collegeplanningcenters.com/services/schedule-now/

08/22/2022

"Students often have more opportunities for exploration and new challenges during the last year of high school."

To continue reading, click here: https://www.usnews.com/education/blogs/college-admissions-playbook/articles/use-college-goals-to-choose-high-school-senior-year-courses

08/21/2022

Job shadowing can be an invaluable way for you to dip your toes in numerous professional “pools’ to determine which one suits you the best.

To find out more, visit us: https://collegeplanningcenters.com/services/schedule-now/

08/21/2022

"There are many career paths, and teachers have to be ready to answer questions and provide guidance for students who don't want to pursue a college degree or who may not be ready for college. So what are their options?"

To learn more, go to: https://www.wgu.edu/heyteach/article/what-career-paths-can-students-explore-after-high-school1707.html

08/20/2022

"The best strategy for any student to prepare for a future career is to spend time understanding better of their individual passions, skills, and aptitudes. There are assessments, inventories, and other tools that can help identify an individual’s profile, but it can be as simple as making some lists."

— Tim Martin

To continue reading, go to: https://collegeplanningcenters.com/imagining-your-future-self-and-career-how-well-do-you-know-yourself/

07/07/2022

"It’s normal to have questions about financial aid, especially if you have never applied for it before. One of the most common questions is, “Do I qualify for financial aid?” There are many myths and misconceptions about who is eligible to receive financial aid, so it’s important to have all the facts when going through this process."

To read more, go to: https://www.intelligent.com/do-i-qualify-for-financial-aid/

06/05/2022

"Scholarship scams take advantage of students looking to help fund their education. We reveal how to spot and avoid common scholarship scams, as well as what to do if you've been caught out by one."

To continue reading, click here: https://www.comparitech.com/blog/information-security/scholarship-scams/

06/02/2022

For the 2023 admissions cycle, applicants are not required to submit a standardized test score to be considered for admission to Clemson for the 2023-2024 academic year.

The early action deadline is on October 15. All materials must be submitted by that time for consideration. If deferred to regular admissions, they will consider test scores submitted after that date.

To learn more about the admissions updates, visit: https://www.clemson.edu/admissions/applying-to-clemson/freshman-students.html

05/31/2022

The Trident United Way promotes a culture of volunteerism by engaging its corporate partners and individual volunteers through valuable TUW service opportunities.

To check out volunteer projects, go to: https://www.tuw.org/volunteer

For additional information, you can email TUW at [email protected].

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