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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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My Carefree Summer As A CIT

My Carefree Summer As A CIT

| January 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

Rosa Heyman Reflects on Her Summer Experience as a Counselor in Training (CIT) How the stress, responsibilities and FOMO transformed into a carefree summer Summer Camp and FOMO When I remember how I spent the summer after my sophomore year of high school—working as a counselor-in-training (CIT) at my sleep away camp in New Hampshire—certain […]

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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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Five Smart Reasons to Plan Your Summer Now

Five Smart Reasons to Plan Your Summer Now

| December 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

For high school and middle school students who haven’t decided what to do this summer, right now is not too soon to ponder possibilities. Whether you have a clear idea of a summer travel program in the U.S. or abroad, only an inkling, or no idea whatsoever but know you want to do something, a […]

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11 Eating Disorder Warning Signs

11 Eating Disorder Warning Signs

| July 10, 2013 | 15 Comments

Now that the summer is in full swing, the days are filled with warm days and daily beach trips. This is the time of the year where tweens and teens feel the most pressure to be thin. About 35-37% of adolescent girls engage in crash dieting, fasting, self-induced vomiting or take diet pills or laxatives, […]

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