The prospect of a new school year may seem very frightening, but in reality, there is nothing to be afraid of! School is what you make of it, so here are some tips that will help you make the best of this year. If you are a new student/freshman: Be sure to make a visit … Continue reading Back to School Tips for a Great School Year
What better time to talk about serving your community than National Volunteer Week? Teens not only show compassion and empathy for their favorite causes, while they learn to lead and boost their college resumes in the process. Research shows that teens who volunteer are happier and feel more connected to others in their community. We encourage … Continue reading 7 Great Ways to Give Back This Week, or Better Yet, All Year Round!
Harness your high school volunteering habit into real rewards on your college expenses. As many of America’s 20.5 million college students would attest, education does not come cheap. But there may be a way that you can learn more about your community, gain valuable skills and potentially save money on your college tuition — simply … Continue reading How Volunteering Can Help Offset College Costs
Freshman year of college: I am eagerly sporting a gray hoodie and my favorite pair of ragged sweat pants- the official uniform of college students. I am sitting at a small circular table, surrounded by my three roommates. The smell of greasy pizza is complemented by roaring voices finding their foothold in this new environment of autonomy.
It can be so frustrating when you are trying to pick a major and everyone says, “Just follow your passion!” – Yeah, absolutely. You’d love to do that but you don’t even know what your passion is! So, where do you start on such a HUGE life decision?
LAGUNA HILLS, CA--(Marketwired - November 23, 2016) - Lion's Heart, a national non-profit organization dedicated to mobilizing teens to volunteer, continues its 2016 technology innovation push with the help of many 'Tech for Good' industry leaders. Earlier this year, Lion's Heart launched the Volunteer Digital Portfolio, a web- and mobile-based platform that tracks each volunteer's … Continue reading November 2016 – Lion’s Heart’s Social Impact Amplified by Digital Strategy
December Days of Giving!
Many assume that the college application process begins the fall of senior year. That’s when you should start writing your essays, prepare for any required standardized testing, and visit the universities you’re interested in. While that’s true, most of your college application has already been completed before senior year even begins. Your college application is … Continue reading When does the college application process really start?