Career Planning

College Major Enrollment: How to Check Numbers Before You Choose

  In today’s competitive academic landscape, choosing the right college and major is paramount for high school students on the threshold of their college journey. Lisa Marker Robbins, a seasoned expert with over three decades of experience guiding teens and their parents through the college selection process, unveils a vital strategy for making informed decisions. …

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#059 Career Close-Up: Accounting Doesn’t Have to be Boring

Show Notes EPISODE SUMMARY Forensic accounting brings some excitement to the career path of accounting. My guest, professor Jim Vogt, shares it is multidisciplinary and is about much more than just accounting. In this episode, we discuss the types of students who might enjoy learning forensic accounting skills as well as the different career paths …

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#058 Navigating the Competitive Landscape of Computer Science Admissions

Show Notes EPISODE SUMMARY Computer science is currently one of the hottest college majors. The job opportunities are plentiful and promise a great return on your investment in your child’s college education. But demand has made CS programs competitive. Is it the right program for your child? And if so, what can your teen do …

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#055 Scholarships: Where to Find & How to Win Them

Show Notes EPISODE SUMMARY Regardless of your family’s financial situation, the thought of paying more than necessary for college is a less-than-desirable prospect. With a variety of scholarships available to students, families of all income levels are wise to take advantage of any opportunities they can. It may feel like the odds are stacked against …

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#048 Best of 2022: Building Motivation & Stress Tolerance for Happy Teens with Ned Johnson

Show Notes EPISODE SUMMARY As parents, what we want the most is for our kids to lead happy lives. However, even though our hearts are in the right place, we sometimes struggle to say the right thing to help our children in moments of stress and crisis. This is especially true when it comes to …

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