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August 2013

College. It’s as consistent and expected as the changing of the seasons. One constant in an otherwise unsettling time in life. It’s where we meet many of our friends, discover who we truly are and perhaps learn a thing or two. more

Apr 17, 2014 11:14 AM admissions

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Trying out for a team can be a stressful and emotional time for a teen, especially if they don’t make the team. Mental Coach Steve Genetski answers questions and gives advice on his take on trying and trying again. more

Jan 30, 2014 11:40 AM teen health

This honor student has excelled in both academics and athletics, participating in baseball and football. He is listed as one of Troy's Top 120 players. more

Oct 8, 2013 4:17 PM spotlights

In spite of having to take over 30 pills a day to treat her cystic fibrosis, Lindsey has excelled in academics and community service. more

Oct 8, 2013 3:58 PM spotlights 2 Comments

It is not uncommon for parents to view guidance counselors as the main form of support and direction for helping their teen figure out life after high school. But according to Jerri Lynn Morrow “It takes a team to educate students,”... more

Sep 20, 2013 4:20 PM Life Skills

What’s fun for some can become an obsession for others. Learn the signs of and solutions for video game addiction. more

Sep 10, 2013 4:23 PM teen health

Mathew Lindsey - Philadelphia Eagles/Scout

Growing up, Matthew Lindsey harbored dreams of playing football at its highest level, in the National Football League. Today, working as a college scouting assistant for the Philadelphia Eagles... more

Sep 10, 2013 4:23 PM What I Know Now

David and Kim Powell recognize the achieving spirit that’s within their daughter. “Carley has many great qualities but one thing that comes to our mind is her focus and work ethic. more

Sep 6, 2013 4:08 PM spotlights

In an increasingly competitive job market, you surely want your teen to attend college in order for him or her to gain that competitive edge. However, many recent college grads are facing a harsh reality after graduation. more

Aug 20, 2013 5:40 PM resume/career 2 Comments

Gretchen D. Oliver PhD, FACSM, ATC is an assistant professor of kinesiology at Auburn University and specializes in sports and exercise science. She explains why when it comes to preventing injuries in your student athlete, core strength is key. more

Aug 20, 2013 5:40 PM teen health

Arm yourself and your teens with these common-sense driving safety tips aimed specifically at them. more

Aug 20, 2013 5:40 PM driving 101 1 Comments

Summer is winding down and school is about to start up. Are you and your teen ready for the schedule shift? Whether you’re perfectly prepared or completely caught off guard, never fear, Potential is here! more

Aug 20, 2013 4:35 PM Life Skills

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