Greg Kaplan discusses The Journey: How to Prepare Kids for a Competitive and Changing World

Author Greg Kaplan even details for June 15th at 3pm

Young people face an increasing medley of challenges as they pursue higher education--rising tuition costs, daunting prospective student debt, and a talented and competitive applicant pool. After a decade of preparing students for the ever more difficult admissions process, college counselor Greg Kaplan wishes parents would stop thinking, "What should I do to get my kid into a good college?" and instead ask: "How can I best prepare my child for what comes next?" Having practiced law and worked in investment banking early in his career before pivoting to working with students, parents, and educators, Kaplan knows what the world--and its population of college admissions officers--is looking for in today's youth and tomorrow's leaders: Grit. Leadership. Passion.

Emphasizing these fundamental tenets of successful adulthood, The Journey paints a realistic picture of the lack of preparedness among today's youth. Using stories of parents and students who have struggled and succeeded, Kaplan pushes students to consider: What do you want to get out of your college and work career? How can you jumpstart your journey into the real world? He asks parents: Are you preparing your children to attain a life of health, happiness, and financial independence?

Rooted in humorous stories sprinkled with bits of brutally honest advice, The Journey goes beyond the well-chronicled college admissions madness and cuts to the core of parental angst. This is the definitive guide in preparing children for a competitive and rapidly changing world. (Health Communications)
 

 

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Saturday, June 15, 2024 - 3:00pm
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Vroman's Bookstore
695 E Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91101
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$16.95
ISBN: 9780757325045
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Health Communications Inc - May 7th, 2024
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