How to Plan Your College Visit in 4 Steps

Author: Eleanor Foster

The flower buds are blooming, the morning frost is gone, and high school juniors are frantically researching colleges. Welcome to spring. As March and April of junior year rolls around, you might notice that some of your peers have planned campus visits to their dream schools during spring break. There might be social pressure to […]

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What Do You Want to be When You Grow Up?

Author: Eleanor Foster

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” This question has been proposed to us thousands of times as kids, to which we would always respond with our dream of being a fire fighter, actor, or astronaut. But now that I am more than half way through my junior year of high school, […]

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Dreamer-Doer: Reetu Gupta writes her own compelling chapter of the American Dream

Author: Jena Robinson

By Ed Kromer Reetu Gupta (MBA 2010) didn’t come to the Foster School to become an entrepreneur. In fact, she had already written a pretty compelling story of the American Dream by the time she enrolled in Foster’s Technology Management MBA Program. Gupta grew up in a tiny town in northern India, struggled her way to an education […]

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The Game Changing Cirkled in Scholarship and Student Portfolio Platform

Author: Reetu Gupta

The Cirkled in Scholarship and Student Portfolio Platform will astound you! Keep reading… I recently had the pleasure of talking with Reetu Gupta. Reetu is the founder and CEO of Cirkled in™, a student portfolio platform that will transform how you or your student showcases their achievements to college admissions officers and scholarship judges. Author: […]

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When You’re on a Break, Take a Break

Author: Krystyn Frye

The holiday season is happening. Wait. An extra couple days off? Someone else may be doing some delish cooking and you can partake? Sports on TV and a general comradery, perhaps a snippy fight and a guilt trip and family feeling all the feels? Perfect and priceless.

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3 Reasons Why All Students Need A Career Portfolio

Author: Sarah Gilbert

Let’s face it. Searching and applying for jobs via an ad in a newspaper is now considered a fairy tale. It’s not just about answering that one ad anymore to get visibility and build a career. One must network, build their personal brand and show either our potential employers or administrators or panel that we […]

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The Ghost of Procrastination

Author: Krystyn Frye

… It was a dark and stormy night. Aren’t they all?  

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Test Prep, the Best Way to Get Ahead

Author: Krystyn Frye

There’s one academic matter we all can agree on: dreading tests. You get a little space from them and you start to relax. You don’t think about it for awhile and get distracted with other things. And when they come back in few weeks, you have lost your rhythm. And it feels like a huge […]

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Fall Transition

Author: Sarah Gilbert

An amazing time of year is finally upon us. Retail shops bring out those spice-filled flavors and scents you love (or hate), the air becomes crisp and takes a slight turn for the breezy and you’ll find your content streaming options start to skew towards the scary and creepy. Hocus Pocus indeed …

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Completion of another school year!

Author: Reetu Gupta

So, you’ve successfully completed another academic year. A year that was filled with new learnings, higher level classes, making new friends and many fun filled activities! Before you bring out the sunscreen and bring on the summer fun, there is one last thing you must cross off your bucket list before indulging into summer activities. […]

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