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Future Planning for Millennial and Z-Generation Students Mentoring High School to College and Transitioning through College to Career Students

The Gap Year As a Critical Thread to Future Success

Jake Horne and The Student Compass is a Gap Year, and College and Career mentor, for Gen-Z students. Faced with a confusing and a disruptive future, Gen-Z students need support and care now, more than any previous generation. Starting by … Continue reading

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Why Go To College?  If you are going to college, do it for the right reasons.

If you have an active and curious mind, if you are an explorer of ideas, if you are an anthropologist of new social perspectives, if you want to surround yourself with vigorous intellectual debate and fascinating people who want to … Continue reading

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 The Trauma of the Gen Zers 2000-2022

(Excerpted from Fight: How Gen Z Is Channeling Their Fear and Passion to Save America – authored by John Della Volpe) For Generation Z, fear, stress, and anxiety have been the dominant forces shaping the generation. Why is that? What is the World … Continue reading

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Retooling the Educational Model to Support the Gen-Z Generation

The fragmentation, isolation, insecurity which had seeped into the American psyche before Covid, has been magnified by Covid’s impact. Institutional confusion as to how to respond and the devastating results of very poor, self-promoting “leadership”, esp. in the initial months … Continue reading

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Time to Grow Up

We are living in an increasingly small world, with borders and siloed thinking becoming the default reactionary behavior and damaging to the social, economic and environmental health of the entire world system. “First World” societies have been far too complacent … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Future: Careers & Life Transformations Ahead for Our Kids

So what is coming down the pipeline for this next generation of young adults? What change, what transformations, what challenges???? A fusing of technologies; technologies embraced by half of the World population, instantaneously accessible and fluidly transferable through nanosecond-speed flows … Continue reading

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Existentialism and Instagram by Andrew Housiaux November 25, 2019

from  the Philips Andover Bulletin Teenagers reflect on technology and being human, with the help of Kierkegaard, Dostoyevsky, Pascal, and Sartre.  You might wonder what a group of American teenagers have in common with existentialist philosophers like Jean-Paul Sartre. Three words … Continue reading

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Opposite Direction: Today’s political and social wrangling deflect and set back serious action in the face of profound Future Disruptions. Time is running out fast!!

All of the political mayhem the USA and around the World is sucking the energy out of focussing on the enormous issues and disruptions that humans need to prepare for NOW; occurring in the present and increasingly in the future. … Continue reading

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Today’s Skills and Future Work

Preface This piece evolved out of an accumulation of ideas and insights from a range of sources about the skills that future workers should have to be successful in the next generation or two.* It also is a call for … Continue reading

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution – It’s already started: Your Career/Your Future

(The first paragraph is an extract from the World Economic Forum 2018) The Fourth Industrial Revolution represents a fundamental change in the way we live, work and relate to one another. It is a new chapter in human development, enabled … Continue reading

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