In our work as coaches to high school superstars, we come across important stories on youth innovation and college admissions. Every month, we share our round-up of the most important ones. This month features advice for upcoming college interviews and tips for teen entrepreneurs and changemakers. We hope you enjoy them!
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by Jessica Dickler | CNBC
Early acceptance rates for Ivy League schools plummeted this fall. While most elite institutions are turning students away, many other schools are desperate to fill seats.
by Stephen Spriggs | Times Higher Education
Here’s how to prepare for online college interviews during next two months. For more advice, check out TSL’s blog post on Mastering College Interviews.
by Editorial Staff | Teen Vogue
Despite the challenges of 2020, these young women are creating contributions (or what we’d call Spike projects) for a myriad of fields. Disability justice, COVID-19 research, and mental health are just a few of them!
by Anna Meyer | Inc. Magazine
For teens interested in becoming entrepreneurs, don’t let the pandemic discourage you Check out the advice that Jack E. Kosakowski, the CEO of Junior Achievement USA, has for you.
by Chidike Samuelson | Entrepreneur
Starting early, finding mentors in mutual-interest communities, and leveraging identity politics are just some of the distinguishing aspects of Gen Z entrepreneurs.
by Meghan Lynch Forder | Greater Good Magazine
Teenage minds are actually wired to contribute to their communities, and studies show giving back improves wellbeing and life satisfaction.