The high school experience is not a good predictor of an individual’s success as an adult. It is a launching pad and for many simply an experience. Oftentimes students feel disqualified by the box they fell into in high school. Sometimes students are placed in those “boxes” because they weren’t ready to make a move, or opportunities were not available or attainable at that time. Regardless of the reason...it’s important for students to remember that:
The high school experience is simply a framework managed for students by parents/guardians, teachers, counselors, and society. For some this experience is where they start to blossom, for some it’s where they peak, and for others it is where they exist. The experience depends on the person & the circumstances - good or bad don’t let it define you!
YOU HAVE A PURPOSE and high school may not be the place you find it. Work with me to start defining your future!
Money to pay for your education should not be limited to financial aid and school loans!
Scholarships are a great option to help pay for school expenses. Scholarships are real, valuable, and not just for:
There are all types of scholarships for all kinds of humans! So how do you get started?
1. Write ONE solid essay about 500 words - The most common responses I get from students are:
2. Here are some topic ideas:
3. Be honest in your writing.
Interested in learning more or getting started? Join our FREE Scholarship Writing Class
Resume Tips 2-17-20 SkillsConnection.org by Yeri De Luca
Students and humans in general undervalue their skill set when preparing a resume. Most of the time, people are overwhelmed by the experience requirement. Experience is a thing, but skills are equally important. Know your skills and leverage them on your resume and for your job search. My advice - inventory your skills, and:
DM me your resme questions or send your resume for review.
Scholarships are a smart way to help finance a dream career, but the task of searching and applying for scholarships may seem overwhelming. Here are 9 tips to make the scholarship application process easier and successful. Contact me if you need help with your scholarship essay or application.
Scholarship Tips - SkillsConnection.org by Yeri De Luca
Career Tips Template by Yeri De Luca
Student-Athletes often forget to leverage their athletic experience on a resume.
The time spent participating in sports is valuable time and should be included on a resume, including sport(s), years played, accomplishments, time devoted to training, etc.
Sport(s) participation is a great way to gain experience and skills - skills that transfer into college and the workforce.
The experience and skills gained can be listed under various sections on a resume, for example, a section titled:
SKILLS or RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
***A transferable skills in an ability or expertise which can be applied in a variety of roles or occupations.
For a FREE RESUME EVALUATION or help getting started, email me, here HERE.
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Career Outlook - $60 to $79K is the average salary for a Radiation Therapist and only two years of a college education!
The average salary for a radiation therapist is $60K to $79K and the entry-level education requirement is a two year program. This is one of many examples where a four-year degree is NOT the only path to a successful career. Some in-demand and well-paid careers require a shorter preparation time and allow skills to develop with time on-the-job.