Sharpening the Axe

Sharpening the Axe

Spring Break offers us a time to relax. It gives us a moment to become human again. Spring Break is the Marie Kondo we never knew we needed. It’s a time for us to pull it together so we can get through the rest of the semester. Our intrepid blogger, Sydney Scott, shares her tips to getting organized and getting refreshed for the rest of the spring semester.

A Dream Pursued

A Dream Pursued

Sydney Scott, a freshman at Southeastern Louisiana University, continues her series on her life and times as a college student. This month, she discusses one of her personal heroes, Septima Clark, in honor of Black History Month.

Goal Setting, The Right Way

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Goal Setting, The Right Way

Sydney Scott, a college freshman, continues her series on her life and times as a college student. This month, she discusses how she goes about setting goals during a time of year when everyone is making (and breaking) New Year resolutions.

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Five Things I Wish I Knew in High School

Five Things I Wish I Knew in High School

Career Compass college & career coach Ashley LeSaicherre is back and ready for a brand new school year! In this installment of the blog, she thinks back on her high school years and shares her favorite back-to-school tips.

Solving the Parent Engagement Problem

Solving the Parent Engagement Problem

Staying engaged in your child or teen’s school life can be a struggle. When parents are engaged, students tend to earn higher grades and test scores. Higher grades and higher scores make students more likely to graduate from high school and transition to post-secondary education. Read more about Career Compass’ new app to solve this problem for parents of high schoolers.

Impact by the Numbers: Our Year in Review

Impact by the Numbers: Our Year in Review

Time to celebrate the amazing school year we’ve had. In this month’s post, guest bloggers Stacie Gardana and Synomen Hebert present our top statewide statistics, recognizing the hard work and achievements of our students, and the dedication of our College & Career coaches.

10 Things You Need to Know About the FAFSA

10 Things You Need to Know About the FAFSA

EVERYONE who's getting ready to go to college or career school should fill out the FAFSA form. Completing and submitting the form can be daunting, so Career Compass college & career coach Ashley LeSaicherre has compiled some of her favorite tips.