PrepWell Podcast


Ep. 84 | How To Help Your Child Discover Their Path

What's the best way to help students discover their preferred major, career interest, or field of study?

Show Notes:

In this episode, I review the process PrepWellers go through to help them discover what they might want to major in, what career they might enjoy, and what kind of lifestyle to pursue.  

0:01:11 What do you want to major in?  
0:03:55 What kind of engineering?  
0:04:45 Top 3 reasons to become an engineer  
0:07:00 Why this mental exercise is important  
0:08:40 How do I get my child to engage in this process?  
0:10:10 How to refine a teenagers' thinking  
0:11:45 The writing exercise  
0:12:57 What if you hit a dead-end (Big Future)  
0:15:25 How to fortify your research  
0:17:20 Books  
0:17:50 Podcasts  
0:18:30 Jobs & Internships  
0:20:28 Online learning platforms  
0:21:35 No frame of reference  
0:22:00 Students need to take control  
0:22:35 Why this improves the college application  
0:23:15 Get your child on board  
0:24:00 How this process inoculates your child from pressure  

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Podcast Host: PrepWell Academy's Founder, Phil Black, has spent a lifetime cracking the code on the world's most competitive programs: Yale University, Harvard Business School, Navy SEALs, Goldman Sachs, Entrepreneurship, Shark Tank (2X), etc.   Inside PrepWell Academy, Black teaches students everything they need to know about the college admissions process in a series of expertly-timed, 3-5-minute, weekly training videos starting in 9th grade and continuing through 12th grade [Note: this program can only be joined in 9th or 10th grade]. My specialties include military service academies, ROTC scholarships, Ivy League, and student-athletes.

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