The Mid-Autumn Festival is a traditional East Asian holiday that's celebrated with mooncakes and a fanciful picnic under the moon. Here's how you can involve your children.
In June 2014, after graduating from high school in Miami, Florida, Michael Sayman headed to one of the most coveted internships on Earth: Facebook in Menlo Park, Calif.
A great idea and financial backing are not always enough to launch a successful new business. While entrepreneurs are often characterized as independent self-starters, they also need advice, expertise, criticism, guidance and encouragement to make any kind of meaningful progress. M
“Waqaa” – that’s how you say “hello” in Yup’ik. It’s an Eskimo-Aleut language spoken by just 10,000 people in Alaska, including 18-year-old Byron Nicholai, who posts himself on new media singing Yup’ik songs and doing traditional drumming.
So often we hear of the digital footprint that has gone awry – over-the-top party pictures coming back to haunt jobseekers during an important interview, or college admissions officers discovering profanity-laced Instagram posts as they assess a prospective student’s strengths and weaknesses.
Alex Miller, 19, of Purcellville, Virginia, spent a lot of quality time with cats, dogs and hamsters growing up. So it’s no wonder that she has chosen to pursue a career as a veterinary technician.
Every year, you might hear about the local National Merit Scholarship winners in your community from your school or newspapers. Besides sounding like a prestigious honor, what exactly does it mean to be a National Merit Scholar?
In general, it’s a $2,500 award for high school kids who get top scores on the PSATs.
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