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3 Easy Steps to Plan the Perfect Gap Year

3 Easy Steps to Plan the Perfect Gap Year

| January 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Planning a successful and structured gap year should be done with purpose and intent. There are many things to consider in advance. Here are a few simple steps to help you get started on your gap year journey. Step 1: Consider the Following Questions • What needs to happen to make college a reality after […]

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5 Things to Consider Before Your Teen Travels Over the Summer

5 Things to Consider Before Your Teen Travels Over the Summer

| January 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

You’ve enrolled your teen in their summer program(s). Check it off your list. While your teen may think he/she is ready to conquer the world with independence, parents often know best. Help them prepare and transition to their away-from-home program with these tips: 1. Review with your teen the program’s guidelines, requirements, and restrictions. This […]

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The Gap Year Advantage

The Gap Year Advantage

| January 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Your Gap Year Journey Toward Learning, Serving, and Self-Discovery By Karl Haigler and Rae Nelson Taking a gap year is a growing trend in the United States. Although there is no formal data on how many young people are taking a structured break before or during college, the rising number of gap year programs, gap […]

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Help Young People to Inspire Change in 2014

Help Young People to Inspire Change in 2014

| January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The New Year is a chance to look ahead and resolve to do better in the future. At Raleigh International we will be focusing on the potential of young people in 2014 – young people who have the energy and determination to make things happen and inspire change, especially when it comes to helping others. […]

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The Power of Projects Makes a World of Difference

The Power of Projects Makes a World of Difference

| October 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

From Senior Project to Industry Showcase. For Interactive Media and Game Development (IMGD) project collaborators Ryan Dasey, Mike Frankfort, Jill Sauer, and Alex Thornton-Clark, the senior Major Project was more than a WPI graduation requirement. It was the perfect vehicle to showcase their collective talents to industry experts and potential investors. Pandora, their first-person puzzle […]

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Parents and Teens Talking About Sex? Really? Yes!

Parents and Teens Talking About Sex? Really? Yes!

| October 25, 2013 | 1 Comment

October is Let’s Talk month, when sex education providers and advocates across the country encourage young people and parents to communicate with one another about sexuality.  Sexuality isn’t just about sex – it is also about healthy relationships, body image, reproduction, gender and sexual orientation, sexual behavior and preventing pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections.  There […]

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