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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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A New Year, A New FAFSA

A New Year, A New FAFSA

| January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

January 1st – it’s a day of resolutions, new beginnings, and for college students, the first day to apply for federal financial aid. The FAFSA, or the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, helps your family and prospective universities determine how much money you will be expected to contribute towards higher education. Don’t skip this […]

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This Is Your Life: Planning Your Future

This Is Your Life: Planning Your Future

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

This is part two of a series on my personal college applications. If you have not already, please consider reading Part One before continuing. Thank you. Hello again. For this installment of Applied Knowledge, I’m going to step briefly away from getting into college and write about something even more important (and there are more […]

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10 Feel-Good Movies that Inspire Teenagers

10 Feel-Good Movies that Inspire Teenagers

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

There are many lists of movies for teens out there. But until now, I hadn’t thought of writing a list of movies that inspire. There are so many inspirational and motivational movies that I have seen and loved, but when choosing movies for this list, I included only movies that I think teens will enjoy. I also […]

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