Back to School Already? Blog 

Back to School Already?

It can’t be! It seems like only yesterday, the bell rang, and you were out the door for the summer. As much as we do not want to rain on your parade, mid-July is fast approaching, which means another school year is right around the corner! I know it is hard to think about, but now is the time to start preparing for the new year. Here are 8 Back To School Tips to help you prepare. Once you settle in and the homework begins, make sure you are ready to study….

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Podcast: Careers Without College Blog 

Podcast: Careers Without College

Guest Podcast JoDee Curtis, owner of Purple Ink, and Susan White, CEO of Susan Tinder White Consulting, of The JoyPowered Workspace Podcast discuss careers that don’t require a college degree with Chuck Haberman of Gaylor Electric Company, David Decker of Hub and Spoke, and Carmel High School College and Career Counselor Melinda Stephan. Topics include opportunities available for people without college degrees, misconceptions around some of these opportunities, and skills that may be helpful if you don’t have a college degree. Listen to the podcast. To listen to more of…

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New Test Requirement for High School Students Blog 

New Test Requirement for High School Students

Senate Bill 132 July 1, 2019 is when dozens of new laws go into effect in Indiana. (New bills for 2019 Session). The biggest change for students is that every high school student in the State will be given a Civics test—the same test required for immigrants hoping to become U.S. citizens. So, brush up on your knowledge of how the U.S. government works, as well as, U.S. history. To see all the questions (and answers) on the test, click here.

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Indiana Has Top Water Park in U.S. Blog 

Indiana Has Top Water Park in U.S.

If you are a water park fan, you probably already know this. Splashin’ Safari Water Park in Santa Claus, IN is the number one outside water park in the U.S. according to USA Today’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice List. Santa Clause Land, as it was first known, opened 9 years before Disneyland in CA. Remember, if you go, ENJOY and send us your pictures!

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Stranger Things Scavenger Hunt Blog 

Stranger Things Scavenger Hunt

Are you a fan of Netflix’s hit show Stranger Things? I personally have not seen it, but I am extremely intrigued by the 70 Oddities Scavenger Hunt in Indiana. Let us know if you have already seen some of these strange Hoosier things. Another idea is to set up a scavenger hunt in the town/city where you want to go to college. Put together a list of unique places and items on campus. This is a great way to learn about your future college and the campus grounds. Either way, there are…

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