ForwarDirections – Educational Coaches / College & Career Planning

January Newsletter #HappyNewYear

From Motivation Monday at ForwarDirections! Facebook Page:

“If you want something, don’t wait for it—teach yourself to be impatient.” -Gurbaksh Chahal

Happy 2016 from the Team at ForwarDirections!

Driving on an empty road towards the setting sun to upcoming 2016 and leaving behind old 2015.

Driving on an empty road towards the setting sun to upcoming 2016 and leaving behind old 2015.

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How are your New Year’s Resolutions going? Do you make New Year’s resolutions or start the new year thinking about things you would like to do differently? Most high school and college students have started a new semester or quarter, so now is your opportunity to adjust and make a fresh start. Read some tips about how to keep those New Year’s resolutions or new semester resolutions at the end of this post.

College Apps Done, Whew, Now What? January is when most seniors have completed all of their college applications. Many think that this is now the time to relax and wait for colleges to respond. But the process of applying to college never takes a rest! Two recommendations we have for all college seniors is to complete the FAFSA, which helps you to qualify for financial aid wherever you attend (4-year or community college), and start looking for scholarships (we suggest that you use one of these scholarship aggregators: Fastweb, ScholarshipSearch, or ScholarshipMonkey). Parents can help with these things, too!

At ForwarDirections, we help students and their families make the all-important college and career decisions that will put the student on the path toward success.

FocusonFutureJoining ForwarDirections provides:

  • Initial consultation process to determine student interests and goals
  • College or career selection based on interests and goals
  • Ongoing online support via group and individual meetings
  • Ongoing network for collaborating and sharing with one another
  • Ongoing support and guidance through the first year of college

We guide students and their parents, based on their interests, through a series of processes. Each of these steps and processes has been researched and designed to give your student a personalized and customized experience in using the right tools to be successful at each stage of the college journey.

Are you a SENIOR IN HIGH SCHOOL? Join our Network now:

  • to interpret those ongoing emails you’re getting from those colleges to which you applied!
  • to find scholarship money!
  • to decide which college acceptance is the right fit for you!
  • to figure out your future college plans!
  • to build a support team who can be alongside you when you go to college!

Are you a SOPHOMORE OR JUNIOR IN HIGH SCHOOL? Join our Network now:

  • to interpret those emails and letters you are starting to get from colleges!
  • to figure out what you want to do with your life!
  • to decide what college major best suits your goals!
  • to identify what colleges are the right fit for you!
  • to design a plan about how to pay for college!

Are you a COLLEGE STUDENT? Join our Network now:

  • to figure out how to deal with the various issues that you encounter while living in community (roommates, social life, etc.)!
  • to figure out a plan for next year (coursework, living arrangements, etc.)!
  • to make sure you are on track for graduation from college!
  • to refine your career plans!
  • to figure out how to keep paying for your college expenses!
  • to design a plan about how to pay for college!

Just fill out this form, and we’ll get in touch with you to get you started!

Updates

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For parents:

Here are some great ideas for keeping your New Year’s resolutions from Teen Vogue, WebMD, Doc Mike Evans, and Disney!

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