Archive for October 2017

Colleges posting the Gallup Purdue results

Oct 15th, 2017 | By | Category: college life, tips, USA

Gallup and Purdue teamed up back in 2014 to look at what actually matters during a person’s college years. They found six dimensions that prove transformation: 1. A professor who made them excited to learn; 2. A professor who cared about them as individuals; 3. A mentor who pushed students to reach their goals; 4. […]



Day 2 of the purpose challenge

Oct 9th, 2017 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Day two starts with a video of Jimmy Fallon talking about his personal meaning and how Victor Frankl helped him. They ask you to reflect on a Victor Frankl Quotation. I choose not to put it here as i think it is important for you to experience itself.  Next is a value sort. AFter you […]



Finding your purpose, writing your admission essay and winning

Oct 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Admissions, Careers, Counseling, News, planning

The John Templeton Foundation along with The Greater Good Society and Prosocial are sponsoring a unique college essay contest. “The Purpose Challenge provides students with an opportunity to enter a contest by submitting a college essay they write based on provided guidelines, including a description of a personal long-term goal and what motivates them to […]



CIS Forum 2017

Oct 5th, 2017 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Essay writing workshop ideas Before you start   Consider your goals. Hopefully it is not only to produce an essay, but also help the student better understand themselves.  How many students will you be working with? Consider your space. Space can dictate what you can do.  Consider how much time you have.    Structure There […]