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Electives Just Don’t Cut It

Continuing from my last blog post about getting students ready for college, electives become the next big topic to discuss. Electives are a positive thing. They are one of the primary resources in our education system—from elementary school to college—to expose students to new subjects, ideas, or skills; and to help them discover those passions and interests that light them up. That is the main purpose of electives. To help students explore what’s out there. However, they just haven’t evolved to become as useful as they can be. And so, in that area, electives just don’t cut it… anymore.

So, what are the problems with electives, what are the solutions? Also, stick to the end to learn how all of this can lead to saving big money for college tuition.

Let’s get to it!

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The Question is, When?

There’s a question I never hear being asked, which I think is an important one regarding the transition from High School to College. The question is, when? When is the right time to go to College? It’s become the overwhelming norm to send our High Schoolers straight to College, that we forget to ask this important question. When is the right time for this student? For you?

The answer should be obvious: not until you’re ready. But, what does it mean to be ready for College, and how can we get ready?

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The Toy Rocket

(DRAMA) – GEORGE is babysitting his granddaughter when a simple toy rocket plunges him into a state of nostalgia and regret. The dreams he had as a young man to build rockets and his passion for all things space were never fulfilled. But, now George has an idea and can’t wait to share it with his wife Mary. This idea will take George to places he never could have dreamed of.