8 Mistakes Parents Make When They Help Kids Apply To College

The 2015 college application season has officially opened. But in our desire to help our kids navigate this land-mine-fraught road, we might actually be doing some things that harm them. Lynn O’Shaughnessy, a nationally recognized college expert, author of “The College Solution: A Guide for Everyone Looking for the Right School at the Right Price, […]

The Heart of A Champion – Meet Patrick

It’s been a little while since we’ve posted anything because this launching of a website/platform/education resource thing has been just a wee bit demanding.  But because our passion is to bring positive change and impact for students, parents and educators alike, it’s also a labor of love.  So when the candle wick gets close to […]

Start Your Engines…And Get A Scholarship

Scholarships abound for mechanics in the aviation, automotive and travel industries. With technology at our fingertips and machinery that’s becoming more advanced, the need for a more skilled, high-tech workforce is crucial. This means that there are scholarships out there to support your higher education training if your passions and skills are wired this way. […]

The Wisdom of Julie Delmedico – Testing And The Impact on Student Creativity

Julie Delmedico states… “I think the best kind of education is one that teaches you to speak and think for yourself,” she says. “That’s much more valuable than passing your exams.” Let us know if you agree with her.

Education’s Effect on Income

Students…The following statistics speak for themselves. Use SKoolAide to discover your best fit and do what’s necessary to get where you want to go!

Alarming Statistic – Two in Four Adults (Worldwide) Lacking High School Education

Startling statistic: “Today, nearly 2 in 4 adults worldwide haven’t achieved the equivalent of a High School education. Innovation to expect in Education over the next 5 years as projected by IBM CTO Dr. Katharine Frase to help change this paradigm – “In five years, the classroom will learn about each individual student and provide […]

Calvin and Hobbes *(Almost) Share The Meaning of Life…

…or as it should be. This AMAZING homage to the spirit of the greatest comic strip eva’ (Calvin & Hobbes and their phenomenal creator Bill Watterson) by cartoonist Gavin Aung Than is a must read for students, parents, and educators alike. Take a long trip through your imagination as you step into a world of…truth.

DRIVE

In light of this young man’s life journey this word has many meanings. To move forward, to pursue a goal with fierce and unwavering determination to accomplish it regardless of the obstacles to be faced and overcome, to use a resource to get from one place to another. All of these things and more has […]

MINDDRIVE – Students Build A Car Powered by Tweets – Let’s Gas Em Up!

Our Minds are Officially Blown! More details on exactly how the social fuel works are described in the following HuffPost clip. Very cool. We’ve tweeted them up…what about you guys?

Student Loans Cause Groans…But Help Is Available

Better grades and going the extra mile * (course work and volunteerism) can lead to huge payoffs as far as scholarships are concerned and getting accepted at the school of your choice. However, if you have to go the loan route, the following clip is good information to have as you plan out your best […]