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Wondering what’s in store for you if your older brother has been couch surfing at your dad’s home for the past 3 months? Or what if your big sis has been out of work for 5 months and squatting in your mom’s apartment? This has become the new normal for many adults either due to foreclosure or prolonged unemployment. The Huffington Post updated its story on “Boomerangers” last May. “Boomerangers” are adults moving back in with parents.
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When I was reading the tweets by high school students this week and their thoughts on college application essays, I came across laments from high school guidance counselors, English teachers helping with revisions of such essays, and essay editing companies.For example, according to Aristotle Circle, a company that assists in editing college application says that 2010 had the lowest admissions rates for the nations top colleges.
Top 3 Fears of Class of 2013 High School Graduates
1. You’ll also end up returning home to your parents after four-years of college.
2. You’ll have school debt that you can’t repay.
3. You’ll lose the respect of your peers and extended network because you decide to move in with your parents.
This Friday evening, the SmartyGirlLeadershipTraining blog post will feature 5 Practical Career Tips for High Schoolers from CEOs in marketing, advertising, e-commerce and public relations.
Listen to the solutions proposed by CEOs who are on your side. The Editor-in-Chief has interviewed each of these CEOs with you in mind.
- Find out what Bill Hagelstein, CEO of RPA has to say to SmartyGirlLeadershipTraining readers regarding career outlook.
- Discover suggestions from CEO Julia Huang of Intertrend to change your point of view about setbacks and how to take control of your practical circumstances.
- Where does CEO Josh Goodman of ATAK Interactive suggest you gain work experience?
- How would CEO Noemi Pollack of the Pollack PR Marketing Group (PPMG) advise you if you are a “techie”?
- What analogy does Vice President Team Leader Ed Chambliss of The Phelps Group use to describe the goal of marketing?