7 Strategies for Highly Successful Teens


A life changing program for your teens.

I am so excited to announce I have a new program for Teens, Parents and Teachers.

In this fun, entertaining and inspirational talk I go over the 7 strategies for highly effective teens.

This is nothing like your typical high school presentation.

Here are some highlights:

  • Groundbreaking research insights about the teen brain and behavior
  • Hilarious and inspiring videos
  • Immediately applicable action steps to motivate and encourage teens from all levels
  • Relatable stories for teens to feel engaged and understood

I can’t give too much away, but in this talk we delve into both the lighthearted and serious issues teens face including:

  • Effective communication with peers, parents and teachers
  • Mastering the online environment–preventing cyberbullying, staying savvy online and building a digital reputation that lasts
  • School – life balance, reducing stress and finding the right outlets
  • How to have healthy relationships with the important people in a teen’s life
  • Planning for the future, smart college applications, resume building and finding your life passions

I am stoked about this new talk and have already booked out January, February and March at High Schools, youth conferences and Parent groups around the US.

Please contact our manager Lynn Campbell for pricing and date availability:


*Yes, of course, we have a tween version!

5 Financial Mistakes Parents Accidentally Make

KeysJohn Coleman is a father of three living in Tennessee. He shares tips related to smart money management, family life, and home improvement.

Teaching kids about money is essential if they’re going to grow into financially responsible adults. Unfortunately, the school system doesn’t do it, and if you think the Internet is a good resource, well, let’s just say there’s a good bit of misinformation out there. As a good parent, the responsibility falls entirely on you. When you take on this task, however, it’s important to practice what you preach, and there are far too many financial mistakes that parents commonly make. Most of these don’t happen on purpose, but it’s how you deal with them that’s important.

1. Falling Into Credit Card Debt
The average American adult carries $3,037 in credit card debt according to the Federal Reserve. Do not let yourself fall into that trap. If you don’t currently have a credit card balance, commit to never carrying one. If you do, devise a pay-off plan and put it into motion immediately. Reduce your monthly bills, save on groceries by clipping coupons, and refinance your home loan if it makes sense.

2. Not Saving for Retirement
The National Institute on Retirement Security reports that roughly 45% of American households have nothing saved for retirement. Just as the responsibility of teaching your kids about money is yours alone, no one is going to invest in your retirement for you either. Get signed up for a 401k program if one is available through your employer. If you already have one in place, boost your contributions. Make adjustments to your monthly finances – like eliminating impulse purchases and cutting home energy costs – and you won’t even notice the difference.

3. Failing to Have an Emergency Fund
No one can predict when a major medical expense is going to hit or if your car is about to break down. Don’t let these things throw your finances for a loop. Sign up for the best cash-back credit card available and put all your rewards toward an emergency fund. It may take some time to build one up sufficiently, but you have to start somewhere. Set up your direct deposit so that a small amount is transferred into your emergency fund each pay period.

4. Not Having a Save-First Mindset
One of the best things you can do when managing your finances is to adopt a “save-first” mindset. Get all your saving out of the way at the beginning of each month or right after each paycheck. Then, you can spend anything leftover with confidence. Participating in a 401k plan can help as well, and also consider setting up automatic contributions to your retirement accounts.

5. Not Starting a Budget
Creating a budget can seem like a pain, but it’s a necessity, plain and simple. How are you ever going to reach your savings goals if you’re spending more than you make each month? To simplify the process, sign up at a website such as Mint or PearBudget. It’s a quick and easy way to get an effective money management system in place.

Final Thoughts
You won’t necessarily pay the price for any of these mistakes in the short-term, but you’re almost certainly going to further down the road. The economy is not out of the woods yet, retirement programs like Social Security and Medicare are facing difficulties, and you never know what the future has in store for you. Get a firm grip on your finances starting today and you’re going to be that much better prepared for whatever life presents you in the years ahead.

Can you think of any other financial mistakes parents accidentally make?

4 Ways Parents Can Help Teens Relieve Stress

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Vatsala is a 16-year-old from Amritsar, India. She enjoys listening to music, reading books, writing, doodling and her favorite subjects are English and Math. She wants to grow up to be a TV Journalist.

Stress is something that everybody has on their minds and, if not catered to properly, can turn out to be really bad for a person’s mind. Teens these days have a million worries—social, academic or familial problems, fitting in, getting bullied, relationships and popularity! Everything can stress a teen out. They can always turn to their friends, but the satisfaction they can get by talking to their parents is something friends can’t provide. Here are a few ways parents can help their stressed teenagers relieve that stress.


1) Talking

Talking might sound like a cliché, but it is really effective. Make them tell you their woes and their problems. Give them the advice you think will help them.

2) Family Time

To get their mind to something else, plan family time once in a while! Play, laugh and celebrate without any reason! Be spontaneous!

3) Freedom

Give teens a little freedom and space to go out with their friends and be alone for a while! Hanging out with friends can be peaceful.

4) Don’t Impose

Don’t impose your own pressures on them. Keep the atmosphere in the house calm and happy. The atmosphere affects the mind and sets the mood.

Teens might not come to talk to you, but try to indulge in their lives because in the end parents are the ones who come to their rescue!

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Talking to Kids About Drinking And Driving

On June 22, 2013, drunken driver Matthew Cordle hit and killed Vincent Canzani. In a somber YouTube video, Cordle publicly confessed to causing the fatal crash and pledged to accept responsibility for his actions.

This tragedy sends chills down the spines of parents everywhere. How can parents protect their children from drunken drivers, and how can we help our youth understand the importance of driving sober?

Cordle’s YouTube confession, with 2 million views and counting, gives parents an impetus to have a difficult but necessary conversation with their children. Here are some tips for broaching this sensitive topic with clarity and poignancy:

1. What do they know?
When you first sit down with your child, it is important to find out what they already know and have heard about drunken driving. This is important for all ages, because it allows you to dispel any myths and work off what they have already heard at school or from friends. Here are some questions you can ask depending on your child’s age:

  • Do you know what it means to drive drunk? To drive under the influence?
  • Have you ever talked about drunken driving at school?
  • Have you heard stories about drunken driving? What do you know about it?
  • How do you think drunken driving happens?

Read the rest of my article at HLN!

Teen Voluntourism: A New Teen Travel Trend

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Are you looking for a different kind of vacation opporuntity for your teen? A new trend called Voluntourism provides an amazing opportunity for young people to do good with their vacation time and give back while exploring the world.

Families can pick a destination and type of project. Here are some example voluntourism trips:

  • Wildlife conservation in Peru
  • Endangered species work in Africa
  • Building Schools in Southeast Asia
  • Helping Orphanages in South America

How can parents and teens voluntour successfully? Here are some tips for you:

1. Don’t Expect Luxury

Voluntourism is about helping others–it’s not about luxury hotels or big buffets. So be sure to get in the right mindset.

2. Practice A Language

While many trips do not require foreign language skills. if you took Spanish or French in High School consider signing up for a trip in a country that speaks that language. This can help you practice and your connection with local people.

3. It’s Not Free!

Usually voluntourists pay for travel expenses and sometimes even lodging or food. While this is far less than a vacation, think about it as part of your investment in doing good.

4. Safety First

Check the political climate and area crime reports before booking your trip. Also be sure to get immunizations and a full medical check-up before leaving.

5. Do Your Due Dilligence

Make sure your program is legitimate and has had success in the past. Go through a reputable organization and get references from past participants. Here are some great programs for teens.

Voluntourism Trips for Teens

Advice for Teen Girls: Finding the Right College

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Folasade is a 16-year-old from Monroe, Louisiana. She enjoys learning as much as possible from techniques in swimming and tennis to new math formulas. She feels communication is only heard through the arts and enjoys all forms from water painting to writing.

You are a high school senior; where have the last four years gone?! It seems just yesterday you were walking to Freshman Orientation; hearing the classic spiel about “the future.” Well now, after serious procrastination, you’re facing that future (the next chapter in life): COLLEGE. Sure some will travel abroad and others trying to find themselves. But for those going to college, we feel like we’re having an anxiety attack with all of this stress. Let’s admit, during those orientations, we weren’t really listening but rather thinking about our high-school lives. But now we’re the upperclassman—seniors to be exact—the big dawgs. But with these titles, our high school career is coming to an end; we are now faced with finding the perfect one, our soul mate, or (better yet) Mr. Right: college. But getting “him” isn’t that easy, we’re swamped with scholarship deadlines, harassing counselors/teachers, and waiting for college updates. But with all this chaos you just wish you had MORE TIME; everything is moving as if it were on fast forward.

Why this year when you need so much time? While senior year has many fun and games, it is NO joke and college even more so. No one wants to settle for mediocre; we want to get our Mr. Right! Don’t wait to start searching for your school because you don’t want to be matched with a place you’ll hate. So use these tips to help minimalize your stress senior year and find the college of your dreams.

  1. Harmless Head Starts: Start junior year with familiarizing yourself with the common college application sites. There is nothing wrong with working on college applications during junior year. This will definitely give you more breathing room during senior year, and you will have ample time to tweak (if you want) your essays to make sure they are what you want to “label” you because this is the one place where colleges get a sense of you.
  2. Early Bird Special: Those annoying scholarships just get harder to obtain the older you get, so start earlier to raise your chances of getting some. Another benefit to this is more practice in applying/filling out scholarships. Practice makes perfect ;).
  3. Don’t Got Changing: Start junior year or earlier getting a sense of what you want. Visiting colleges is always a plus because you actually get a sense of what Mr. Right is like, or what you’d like him to be. But make sure you are not changing yourself to “fit” him, such as minors, majors, (believe it or not) race, or etc.
  4. Not Exclusive Yet: Make sure you have options other than Mr. Right because there is always the possibility either one of you might not dig the other. So don’t be stubborn towards looking into other colleges and university. The average number of colleges to apply to is eight to ten.
  5. Don’t Drown: Pick something reasonable or something you are willing to pick up the slack later.  Colleges are expansive especially if you don’t get all the scholarships you banked on. Look into loans, scholarships, and financial aid your “ideals” offer. After doing a background check and shortening your list of colleges, take a look for part time jobs the school or its community may offer.

Searching for college is meant to be a major factor in your life; don’t let it be something you’ll regret. You know, you will be spending a lot of “quality time” (4 years) with this college, so why not spend it with Mr. Right.

5 Best Games to Bring to College

At Radical Parenting we believe that board games are a great way for new friends to bond and connect. If your child is heading off to college consider packing some games!

We have chosen 5 of our favorite board games for college students to bring with them to college.

5 Best Board Games to Bring to College:

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Perhaps this is not a parent’s favorite game for their kids to bring to college, but it sure will be their teen’s favorite game! Twister is the fun and hilariously awkward really get to know each other game. Your college student will love playing this game in cramped dorms with new friends.

Description of Twister: Over forty years old and going strong! Soon after its release in 1966, Twister was made instantly popular when Johnny Carson and Eva Gabor played it on The Tonight Show. Such a simple concept, with so much potential for hilarity. The game includes a plastic mat with red, blue, yellow, and green spots; a spinner; and instructions. To play (as if you didn’t already know…), two to four players face each other, with the plastic mat in the center. A referee spins the spinner, then calls out the body part and the color the arrow points to (“Left foot, blue,” “Right hand, yellow”). All players, at the same time, follow the directions, placing the appropriate body part on a vacant circle. Players become increasingly entangled, until someone (or everyone) finally topples, and is eliminated. The last person standing—er, crouching—wins. If this doesn’t bring families and friends (and celebrities) closer together, we don’t know what does! Out-and-out fun. –Emilie Coulter

2. Risk

Guys in my dorm would play risk until 3 or 4 in the morning because it was so addictive! This is a great game for long Saturday night sessions in the dorm over pizza in the common room.

Description of Risk: Conquer your opponents with superior strategy when you play the game of Risk! Only the strong will survive in this exciting, unpredictable game of global domination. Use your troops to invade new territories and roll the dice for the increased rewards that come with bold moves. Will you attack with enough fierceness and luck to drive other troops out of their territories? If you can, you’ll expand your reach. If your opponent’s defense is too much, you’ll lose! You’ll earn bonus troops for more powerful attacks by turning in cards or taking over whole continents. If you conquer enough territories, you’ll be the victor, so Risk isn’t just the name of the game – it’s how you win! With 3 ways to play, you can learn the game, take on the classic game, or limit the game to 2 players. The decision is yours. The time is now. Do you have what it takes to dominate the world?

3. Table Topics College

This is a small game that is easy to pack and has a series of get to know you and thought provoking questions that new friends can ask each other. This is also a great activity for dorm meetings or for residential advisors to encourage their dorm mates to get to know each other.

Description of Table Topics College: park fun conversations that take you beyond the oh-so-boring “what’s your major?” and lead you to questions that you just wouldn’t think to ask on your own. Talk about everything from the best cheap food near campus to the best parties to the three causes you care about most. Ask questions like “What food are you surviving on at college?” and “What are you most looking forward to upon graduation?” This college-life inspired set of conversation starters makes meeting new people and making new friends way more fun. But, we have to warn you, these questions might be the start of an all-nighter. Heck, you can’t study all the time! For ages 18 and up. 4″ acrylic cube with 135 questions cards.

4. Apples to Apples

Apples to Apples is inclusive and gets everyone involved. Not only will it get students laughing but they will also get to know each other’s sense of humor and personalities.

Description of Apples to Apples:  Apples to Apples is an award-winning party game that will have everyone laughing. We had a blast playing this game and think it is a perfect game for a “board game night” with friends and family. It is quick to set up, easy to learn, challenging, and a whole lot of fun. Unexpected and funny comparisons make the game fun to come back to again and again. Apples to Apples has won numerous awards including “Party Game of the Year” by Games magazine and “Mensa Select” by Mensa International. And for good reason: it involves quick thinking, humor, and strategy. For teens, the game teaches them to think about how different things can be compared to one another and how analogies are formed. One of our criticisms is that although the game states that it is designed for ages 12 and older, many of the subjects are clearly for older teens.

5. Reverse Charades

I love this game! Charades can be a little boring especially for teens. Reverse Charades is a great way to get teens to teens to interact. I especially love the way this encourages non-verbal communication amongst players—a lost art in the digital age!

Board games are an awesome way to learn strategy and bond with new roommates or dorm friends.

Have you seen our other top picks? 

5 Best Gifts for College Freshmen

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Best Gifts for Kids Going Away to College / College Freshmen

1. Boggle

We get addicted to playing boggle because of the twist and shake start. This boggle is compact and quieter than older versions. In 3 minutes you have to find the most words you can. Great for cramped dorms or road trips. Very little space needed!

2. Wireless Speakers:

Wireless speakers for a phone, ipod or MP3 are great for dorm rooms. This is great to play music while hanging out, getting ready or even during studying (nothing too distracting of course).

3. Table Topics College

This is a small game that is easy to pack and has a series of get to know you and thought provoking questions that new friends can ask each other. This is also a great activity for dorm meetings or for residential advisors to encourage their dorm mates to get to know each other.

4. Solar Computer Backpack: 

Does your teen have a ton of electronics? This might help keep everything charged (I kinda want one) while they are away and walking around campus. I always used to forget to charge my phone or wouldn’t have time to charge my computer in between classes. This charging backpack would have saved me a lot of time.

5. Twister

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Perhaps this is not a parent’s favorite game for their kids to bring to college, but it sure will be their teen’s favorite game! Twister is the fun and hilariously awkward really get to know each other game. Your college student will love playing this game in cramped dorms with new friends.

Have you seen our other top picks? 


Easy Ways to Help Your Teen Have A Productive Summer

Are you worried that your teen will spend all summer watching TV and playing video games? Have no fear! Here are my favorite online courses for teens to banish boredom and have a productive summer:

ACT Math

If your teen is starting the test prep process this online course will help them in ACT math in a visual way–much more than a book. If they need help with other standardized tests, try these resources:

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How to Score A Job 

This course helps teens who are looking for jobs or internships. They will get an extra edge from some of the topics to help them build a resume and contact recruiters. In this economy we could all use a little help!

Learn How to Make an iPad or iPhone App

Teens love their phones and apps are very popular right now. Can your teen think of something that they wish they had as an app? In this course, the teacher explains the basics of apps so teens can program one themselves. This is an amazing way for a teen to get hands on experience and add an interesting story to their resume or college application. Who knows it could even be a money maker?!

Speed Reading

I am not always a fan of speed reading, but for slow readers or students who are going to take a lot of English classes in college, speed reading can be a great skill to have. This course will teach teens how to speed read almost any kind of book and help them get in the habit of reading more not less.

Play the Ukulele

For $25 your teen can be an expert Ukulele player. It might seem silly, but playing any kind of instrument is great for a teen’s brain and is a much better summer activity than playing video games.

How Teens Can Produce Their Own Music

Do you have a musician or singer? Teens can spend the summer making,writing and publishing their own songs in Garage Band. This course teaches you the basics of making music in Garage Band–which is a relatively cheap and easy way for a teen to apply their musical talents this summer. Guitar lessons from takelessons.com are also an option and you can record the songs you learn using Garage Band.

Public Speaking 101

Everyone, no matter what they want to do in life should learn how to public speak. If your teen wants to push themselves have them take this course on public speaking–and maybe even sign up for a local toastmasters group to practice.

Exam Excellence: How to Ace Exams

Unfortunately teens need to know how to ace exams. Is there more to rocking an exam than just studying? This course teaches students how to best take an exam no matter what the material. A great skill for college!

How to Learn Programming Course

If your teen has any interest in computers, programming and web development is a great skill. Not only can teens use this for their personal use (building their own website or for school) but they can also list programming on their resume. The course, Become a Web Developer from Scratch is an introductory course so kids do not need any previous experience. It will also give them a new perspective on how the Internet works and after they will be able to create their own websites and apps for another resume building activity.

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Most teens need to start thinking about college early. This course helps students–both teens and parents learn about the college admissions process. They get tips and tricks for applying to college successfully.

Learn How to Be A Young Entrepreneur

Does your teen have a business idea? This course talks about first steps for start-ups and how to start a business. Dave Mcclure a mogul entrepreneur talks about how to raise money for a business. No matter what industry or job your teen decides to do, learning how to raise and ask for money is essential.

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Does your teen love taking photographs or are they interested in going into PR, design or fashion? Learning and understanding how to use photoshop is essential. This course will show teens how to use photoshop so they can add the skill to their resume.

Make Your Own Game

Teens love online games. This course helps teens learn how to make their own game from scratch. Not only is this a great way to challenge your teens (building a game is way more powerful than just playing a game), but also if they are interested in the video game industry, this is a great way for them to practice and get skills to list on their resume.

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Novel Writing Workshop

If your teen loves to write, they should consider trying to pen their own novel this summer. This will be great writing experience for them and flex their creative muscles. Not to mention how awesome a young writer looks to colleges and jobs. Encouraging your teen to do a novel will also help them get lost in their imagination–better than getting lost on the couch in front of the TV!

  • Young Adult Fiction Writing: If they are interested in writing Young Adult Fiction, this course is specifically for writers interested in that genre of writing.

Learn Microsoft Excel

Microsoft is a great tool for teens to add to their resumes! This course is for beginning and intermediate excel users and can help teens become knowledgable in excel which is needed for almost any workplace. The training explains Microsoft Excel starting with the absolute basics. The teacher slowly works students up through learning the various capabilities of the program, and covers basic to advanced formula and functions. You can also download the working files that allow you to work alongside the teacher.

  • Powerpoint: They might also consider this course on Powerpoint, which they can use for school or work and add to resumes.
  • Microsoft Word: Word is another application that teens use all the time for school–in both High School and College. The tricks in this course can give them an edge on school projects and in the workplace.

Cake Decorating 101

This course is simply fun–or maybe will inspire your teen to want to be a baker! This course is all about cake decorating and teens can practice their skills in the comfort of their kitchen and you get the benefit of being an official taster. Cake decorating encourages creativity and imagination (and certainly can win you a lot of friends who need to come over and taste your creations). This is also a way for teens to make a little extra money if they can decorate children’s birthday cakes.

Magician: How to Do Card Magic

If your teen wants a fun hobby, maybe they should consider learning how to do card magic. This can be a fun side activity for them to try and impress friends.

Computer Repair

Many parents and teens joke that the computer fixer in the house is the youngest person in the house. Is your teen the one who fixes all of your devices? Maybe it is time to consider making that a resume-listable skill. This course will teach your teen how to repair computers. This is great for resumes and a wonderful way for your teen to make a little side business to make extra money after school.

Learn Portuguese

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By the way, these courses are Teen Approved by our teen interns!

If you have a teen who loves language, maybe they want to consider picking up the basics of a new language over the summer to add to their resume.

Some Other Fun and Random Courses Your Teens Can Take This Summer:

Building Your Teen’s Resume

By the way we mention building a teen’s resume a lot in this post. If your teen has not started their resume, this is the perfect time to get them started! This book has the basics of starting your resume both online and offline: The Everything Resume Book: From Using Social Media to Choosing the Right Keywords, All You Need to Have a Resume That Stands Out From the Crowd! (Everything Series)  By Lin Grensing-Pophal

  • How to Set Goals: You can also check out this course on how to set goals to get your teen motivated!

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The Secret to College Admissions

KeysAre you feeling anxious about college admissions? Don’t worry it’s completely normal!

The secret to college admissions is speaking the same language as college admissions officers. If you understand the process you will feel better equipped to deal with this crucial period in your teen’s life.

We think it is essential to teach parents and students the language of college admissions. This gives an edge to applicants who understand how the process works.

College Program Details

Vanessa and her associates work with clients to help them through the college process. We can jump in at the early stages getting pre-High Schoolers and 9th graders ready to prepare an awesome college applications and seniors who are ready to apply. Here are some of the areas we work on:

  • Overview of College Admissions Timeline
  • Preparation for Testing
  • Essay Writing and Preparation
  • Application Preparation
  • Overall organization for college admissions
  • Transcript review
  • Campus Tour Reviews
  • Researching and reviewing schools on student’s list
  • Meeting College Application Deadlines

We also provide many insightful tips on the process to help your child get into the school that is the right fit for them. We are happy to craft a program for you. Our approach to youth has been featured on CNN, the Wall Street Journal, Family Circle magazine and more.

*Resume Help: We also work with students and families to help build online and offline resumes for internships, first jobs and more. Vanessa will talk to kids and teens about online safety and how to best present themselves online.

Our Approach:

We will create a program that works for you! Whether that is a one time “4 Year Road Map” for 8th and 9th graders or regular meetings to do college apps and review summer internships.

9th Grade and Younger: With 9th and below, Vanessa helps students with their 4 year plan. She discusses tracks with academics, extra-curricular activities and things both students and parents can do right now to help make their college process easier. She also works with students on summer internships and, most importantly, she talks to kids about cleaning up and preparing their online resume–she shows kids how recruiters use the Internet and what is currently online about your child and how to get it ready.

10th-11th Grade: 10th and 11th graders have time to really prepare their resumes, applications and online lives for the college experience and internships. Vanessa works with sophomores and juniors to get on track with academics. She gives them test preparation schedules and begins the research process for schools. Most importantly, she talks to kids about cleaning up and preparing their online resume–she shows students how recruiters use the Internet and what is currently online about your child and how to get it ready.

12th Grade: Vanessa works with students on every aspect of the college process from research, to organization, to reading essays. She can also craft a program for exactly what you need–if students only need help with one aspect. She gives unique tips to students on preparing the best possible applications, balancing work senior year and getting internships in this competitive climate. Most importantly, she talks to kids about cleaning up and preparing their online resume–she shows students how recruiters use the Internet and what is currently online about your child and how to get it ready.

College Students: For College students, or post-High School graduates, Vanessa helps them get on track with career options, brainstorm ideas if they are stuck and makes sure their resumes are rock solid. In this way, Vanessa can help jumpstart a student who is feeling lost or overwhelmed with life choices.

Please contact us to set-up a consult: Manager@ScienceOfPeople.org