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Financial Literacy 5 Ways

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Financial Literacy 5 Ways

Are you talking to your students about money? This week, we’re exploring how high schools are—and aren’t!—teaching financial literacy.

Students Reflect on What It Means to Be the First Graduates of a High School Designed Just for Them

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Students Reflect on What It Means to Be the First Graduates of a High School Designed Just for Them

Círculos, an XQ school in Santa Ana, California, was designed for students with a community at the center. Four years later, the revolutionary school graduates its first class.

5 Ways to Celebrate Your Students

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5 Ways to Celebrate Your Students

This year calls for unique celebrations. In this week's Give Me Five, we’re sharing resources to support you as the year comes to an end, so you can finish strong and really celebrate your students.

High School Graduates: Preparing for Your Next Step

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High School Graduates: Preparing for Your Next Step

Here are some resources to address your most burning post-grad questions.

Life Kit: Resources for the High School Graduating Class of 2021

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Life Kit: Resources for the High School Graduating Class of 2021

Congratulations to the high school class of 2021! We’ve gathered resources to address your most burning post-grad questions, so you can graduate feeling confident and prepared for life after high school!

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How to Find the Right Career Path in High School

Finding a career is an intimidating task, especially for high school students. Here's a great place to start when creating your path.

Adulting 101: A Few Financial Basics of Adult Life

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Adulting 101: A Few Financial Basics of Adult Life

Learn how to get your finances in order with these well-explained financial basics.

5 Resources for College Planning During COVID-19

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5 Resources for College Planning During COVID-19

As college applications ramp up, this week we’re focusing on college admissions in the time of COVID-19.

How to Write a Powerful College Application Essay

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How to Write a Powerful College Application Essay

A comprehensive guide to writing and conquering the college admissions essay. Pro-tip: remember to be true to yourself.

Off-White Founder Virgil Abloh Interview on Education, Art, Culture, and Design

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Off-White Founder Virgil Abloh Interview on Education, Art, Culture, and Design

Roland Martin

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Roland Martin

Joe Nader

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Joe Nader

Jennifer Guarino

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Jennifer Guarino

Hill Harper

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Hill Harper

College & Career and Why It’s Important | Why XQ

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College & Career and Why It’s Important | Why XQ

A Guide on How to Pay for College

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A Guide on How to Pay for College

If you’re thinking about your future in college, one of your biggest questions is probably: How will I finance my education? Here's how.

Advice for College Freshmen: 10 Tips to Prepare for Remote Learning

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Advice for College Freshmen: 10 Tips to Prepare for Remote Learning

College freshmen in 2020 will undoubtedly experience one of the most unique college beginnings in history. Here are some tips to navigate remote learning.

How to Develop Leadership Skills as a Student (Advice From a College Student)

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How to Develop Leadership Skills as a Student (Advice From a College Student)

Being a student leader is a great way to help prepare for college and career. Here are a few tips to develop those skills in high school.

These High School Students Had Paid Internships This Summer. Here’s How.

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These High School Students Had Paid Internships This Summer. Here’s How.

Did you know that you can get a paid internship in high school? These two students engaged in real-world projects with industry partners. Learn how.

How to Find Internships in High School (Advice From a College Intern)

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How to Find Internships in High School (Advice From a College Intern)

The internship search doesn’t have to be intimidating. To help, we’re going to break down everything from networking to interviewing, and get you set up for success. There’s an abundance of challenging and exciting internships out there, you just need the right tools and resources to sort through them.

These 5 High School Grads Named Winners of #GraduateTogether Speaker Awards

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These 5 High School Grads Named Winners of #GraduateTogether Speaker Awards

Seniors from around the country submitted their speeches for the class of 2020. These 5 speeches moved us.

I Can Do That: What Does a Commercial Banker Do?

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I Can Do That: What Does a Commercial Banker Do?

We spoke with a commercial banker to learn about their career path and what it takes to succeed in the field. Find out how you can follow in their footsteps.

The Best #GraduateTogether Moments We All Want to Relive

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The Best #GraduateTogether Moments We All Want to Relive

We celebrated the high school class of 2020 during our prime time special #GraduateTogether. Here are our favorite moments.

I Can Do That: How to Start a Career in Poetry

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I Can Do That: How to Start a Career in Poetry

We met a poetry teacher who shared his path to his career today. Find out how you can follow in his footsteps.

I can do that: What does a venture capitalist do?

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I can do that: What does a venture capitalist do?

We spoke with a venture capitalist to learn about their career path and how to succeed in the field. Find out how you can follow in their footsteps.

How design thinking in high school set this student up for college success

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How design thinking in high school set this student up for college success

This student shares how the design thinking process helps her engage deeply in her own learning.

Student Success in College Starts in High School

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Student Success in College Starts in High School

This high school in Tennessee developed a course to help prepare their students for success in college before they even arrive. This is how they’re getting it done.

I Can Do That: What Does an Industrial Designer Do?

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I Can Do That: What Does an Industrial Designer Do?

We spoke with an industrial designer to learn about their career path and what it takes to thrive in the field. Find out what it takes and how to design your future.

I Can Do That! The Computer Science Edition

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I Can Do That! The Computer Science Edition

We spoke to a web developer to learn about her journey and what it takes to succeed in the field. Find out how she did it and how to build your future.

Tips on Writing a College Application Essay

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Tips on Writing a College Application Essay

College essays are always a daunting tasks for students and their families. Here are a couple tips to help you through the process.

How schools can clear the path to college

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How schools can clear the path to college

High schools can take steps to make the transition to college smoother so students have a higher chance of attending a school and choosing a field of study that works for them. Here's how.

FAFSA: Everything you need to know to apply for federal student financial aid

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FAFSA: Everything you need to know to apply for federal student financial aid

Everything you need to know about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (aka the FAFSA). Don't leave money on the table.

Can video games inspire an entrepreneurial mindset?

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Can video games inspire an entrepreneurial mindset?

Many tech CEOs claim video games as their initial inspiration with computer programming. But is there any research connecting the two? Find out.

How to get the most out of student internships

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How to get the most out of student internships

Internships are a great way to give students real-world experience and prepare them for life after high school. Here's what two schools are doing differently to help students get the most out the experience.

Nervous about student loans? You’re not the only one

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Nervous about student loans? You’re not the only one

The student loan crisis is on everyone's mind, and it's making many students anxious. Find out why.

Help! My kid wants to go to college and I have no money

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Help! My kid wants to go to college and I have no money

Wondering how you're going to help your student pay for college? You're not alone. Here is a place to start when asking the daunting question.

Student loan debt is a national crisis: Is there anything we can do about it?

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Student loan debt is a national crisis: Is there anything we can do about it?

People all across the country have asked us questions on student loans. From solutions, to bright-spots, to is the debt even worth it — you asked, we answered.

Is Design Thinking The Key to Workforce Development?

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Is Design Thinking The Key to Workforce Development?

These students at a school in Indiana are learning through design thinking. Here's how they do it.

Reflections from the XQ Class of ‘19

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Reflections from the XQ Class of ‘19

Seniors across the country are reflecting on their high school experience as the class of 2019 is graduating. We asked some of our XQ students to share their reflections.

From the classroom to the ‘real world’

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From the classroom to the ‘real world’

Washington Leadership Academy and Summit Public Schools share how student internships can build interpersonal skills and career exposure. See how.

Beyond the Diploma

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Beyond the Diploma

See how these students from Iowa take project-based learning into college and their future careers.

How mentoring kids changed my life

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How mentoring kids changed my life

Mentors can impact kids' lives. This high school student is trying to make a difference in his local community by mentoring young people.

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