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College Tips, Life Skills, Mentorship
Getting the Internship: Application and Interview Tips
June 1, 2024
With today’s highly competitive job market, internships and experience have become essential, if not mandatory,...
College Tips, General Thoughts, Life Skills
May 1, 2024
If you’re in college, a senior in high school, or just a student right now,...
College Tips, Mentorship
Navigating College: The Commuter Perspective
April 1, 2024
The college experience is often perceived as the period to have fun and grow professionally...
College Tips, Life Skills
Maximize Your First Year In College
March 1, 2024
I remember my first day of college it was pouring rain, I didn’t know where...
College Tips, Life Skills, Mentorship
Beyond the Classroom: The Value of Real-world Learning
February 1, 2024
Schools and classrooms have always been the environment in which we acquire the foundation of...
College Tips, Life Skills
Building Healthy Habits
November 1, 2023
Being in college is very demanding, and many professionals recall it being the busiest time...
College Tips, Life Skills
Setting SMART Goals for Personal and Professional Development
October 1, 2023
We all have dreams and aspirations, but turning them into reality often requires more than...
Financial Literacy, Life Skills, Mentorship, Scholarships
From a Recorder to a College Diploma in Her Hand
September 1, 2023
Jacqueline De Leon is a recent graduate from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with a...
College Tips, Financial Aid, Financial Literacy, Life Skills
College and COVID – An A360 Experience
August 10, 2020
Welcome to college! Oh, by the way, please move out by tomorrow!! We’re in a...
Entrepreneurship, General Thoughts, Life Skills, Mentorship
Mentorship That Matters: The 2019 Senior Brunch
September 1, 2019
Criss-cross applesauce was how we would sit in her elementary music room, filled with vibrant...
Entrepreneurship, Life Skills, Mentorship
EntreArts Camp: Seeds For Success
July 30, 2019
You’re handed a folder with the Alumni360 sign across it and within it is the...
Entrepreneurship, Life Skills, Mentorship
Being Open at EntreArts Camp: A Student Reflection
July 20, 2019
That’s the quote  I now have displayed on my letterboard sitting on my desk. This...
Financial Literacy, General Thoughts, Mentorship
Investing Early: Our ‘ Seed The Change’ Initiative
October 31, 2018
Many people are underinvested or have no retirement savings. This statement is magnified when referring...
College Tips, Life Skills, Mentorship
LinkedIn Day: The Power of a Network
October 1, 2018
How did you get your current job? I’m teaching at my school because when my...
General Thoughts, Mentorship
Do We Have Privilege?
May 23, 2018
“I acknowledge my white privilege,” said Sarah Chadwick, a Florida Parkland student. Sarah and her...
College Tips, General Thoughts, Mentorship
Creativity Counts For Our Students’ Success
May 4, 2018
During our meeting on April 21, 2018, we looked at how creativity works in problem...
General Thoughts, Mentorship
A Day To Remember: The 2017 Annual Banquet Celebration
September 4, 2017
On August 5th, the Alumni360 family gathered together to honor our students, our families and...
Why Entrepreneurship Skills Are No Longer Optional
September 2, 2017
I loved my major in college —psychology; the study of the mind and human behavior....
The Beauty of Entrepreneurship: Milani Cosmetics CFO Teaches Business Principles
June 12, 2017
Gina Hagen, CFO of Milani Cosmetics speaks to our Alumni360 students about product development, the...
Alumni360 Student Receives Prestigious Journalism Award
December 31, 2016
Congratulations to our very own Katherine M. who was selected to attend the Washington Journalism...
2016 Senior Dinner: Mentorship from the A360 Dream Team
November 10, 2016
What do you get when you put your five seniors at a table with a...
The Cost of Waiting: Why 12th Grade Can Be Too Late
February 15, 2016
Time is money. We’ve heard this saying applied to many different scenarios but when it...
General Thoughts, Mentorship
Educated and Broke: The Dilemma of My Generation and What To Do About It
February 14, 2016
People have asked why I have started Alumni360 and I start with this story. There...

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