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Habit #2: Begin with the End in Mind

Habit #2: Begin with the End in Mind Are you living the life of the person you want to be? Are you doing the things you’ve always dreamed of doing? This weekend, I had the unfortunate experience of going to a funeral for my grandmother-in-law. Nonna lived to be 100 years old. Her eulogy reflected…
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How to Destress

How to Destress                 At some time or another, we have all experienced high stress levels. Stress leaves you feeling irritable and exhausted, and can also lead to physical tension and anxiety. There’s no doubt that stress not only doesn’t feel good, but it is bad for your health!…
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What an Admissions Committee (& Everyone Else) Is Looking For:

What an Admissions Committee (& Everyone Else) Is Looking For: We all know about the perfect GPA, the perfect standardized test scores, the perfectly polished essays, and the coveted leadership experiences. Millions of kids across the country qualify. So how do admissions committees decide?   Pretty much the same way we do. How do we choose…
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How I Help Teens with Time Management

Habit #3: Put First Things First All tasks on your to do list are not created equal(ly). That’s why it is essential for us to prioritize.   Over the years, I have realized that this does not come naturally for most of my students. Most of us (myself included), like to complete the things we…
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