Blogs & Websites:
Help Desk has researched and compiled a list of the top blogs and websites you should bookmark, subscribe to, and follow as a high school student. The information and resources on these blogs will not only help you become college and career ready, they will provide you with valuable insights; allowing you to gain a competitive advantage over your peers as you prepare yourself to compete in today’s global economy. If you come across any resources that you feel should be highlighted on this page, please stop by the Help Desk and let us know!
1. Student Branding Blog
“The Student Branding Blog is the #1 resource for career and personal branding advice for high school, college and graduate students. It was founded on September 1st, 2009 by Dan Schawbel, the leading personal branding expert for Gen-Y.”
“Under30CEO is the leading media property for entrepreneurs, inspiring the world’s next generation of business leaders. Under30CEO features direct interviews with the most successful young people on the planet, profiles twenty-something startups, provides advice from those who have done it before, and publishes cutting edge news for the young entrepreneur.”
Naviance is a great program designed to assist students and their families with the college planning process. The site features tools to help students determine their interests, explore career paths, and search for colleges. Naviance also has a mobile app which allows students to organize their tasks and school work. To learn more about the resources provided by Naviance and other helpful resources as you begin your college search process, visit the BHS Guidance Department blog.