RCS 16 – College Visits and Mining for Scholarships as Her Part-Time Job Paid Off (Student Interview)

My student conversation this week is with Kenya Johnson, a recent Howard University graduate. We chat about how starting to prep for college as a 9th grader; making college visits; being clear about what she desired and required; and starting to mine for scholarships as her part-time job, as a …

RCS 15 – Are YOU Taking Full Responsibility for Your Educational Experience?

​If you’re old enough to begin seriously considering college or other alternatives as a stepping stone or door of opportunity to your desired lifestyle and work of choice in the near or distant future, it’s imperative that you take full responsibility and be accountable for your educational journey. If you’re already …

RCS 12 – Different Doesn’t Have to Mean Miserable: Students With ADHD Can Restore Their Joy & Curiosity (Professional Interview)

​Many who struggle with inattention, impulsivity and hyperactivity can see their joy and curiosity restored through strengths-based coaching. My guest, Maureen Nolan, LAPC, NCC, MACC, is an ADHD Coach and Consultant. Her passion in therapy and in coaching is to guide students and adults living with ADHD to develop emotional …

RCS #2 – The Dreaded FAFSA

Did you know that billions of dollars of free federal grant money have gone unclaimed due to incomplete applications and those who opted not to complete the application. Many parents conclude they won’t qualify. How do you know unless you try? Every student should complete the Free Application For Federal …