Financial Aid and Ordering Pizza: It’s the Same (Sort Of)

Financial Aid and Ordering Pizza: It’s the Same (Sort Of)

Paying for college or any post-secondary training is like making or ordering a pizza.  Did we just blow your mind? Both involve a bunch of options (Do I want pepperoni today? Should I go out-of-state?), and both require decisions to be made. Pizza and college go hand-in-hand, right? Read more...

Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now?

We’re about to let you in on a secret. Not only is Career Compass Louisiana’s leading college and career access organization, but we also administer the Boo Grigsby Foundation Scholarship Fund in partnership with the Boo Grigsby Foundation. Through this partnership, we’ve empowered dozens of Louisiana students to make their post-secondary dreams come true. Read about two of our winners here!

What We Want to Be When We Grow Up: A New Vision for Career Compass

What We Want to Be When We Grow Up: A New Vision for Career Compass

Co-Founders and Executive Directors Julie Scott and Kacy Edwards discuss Career Compass of Louisiana's new vision for 2022. We always ask our some version of the same question: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Well, we turned inward as an organization asked the same question of ourselves.  And as we do with our students, we created a step-by-step plan to get there. 

Getting S.M.A.R.T. About Your Goals

Getting S.M.A.R.T. About Your Goals

Welcome to 2017! January’s almost over, but this is still an ideal time for you to evaluate your goals for the coming months and get on track for a successful year. After you finish reading this blog, I want you to know the steps you can take to implement ideas into action. Here we go!

'Tis the Season for Giving

'Tis the Season for Giving

It is Christmas time! December is a wonderful time of year to celebrate friends, family, co-workers, and everyone else in your life. Given the season, I was moved to write a non-profit organization that can use some assistance, Career Compass of Louisiana.