FUTUREWISE IN THE MEDIA
How to Choose a College Major
By Emma Sarran Webster
After months (or perhaps longer) of poring over college brochures, visiting campuses, and picturing yourself donning different school colors, you finally decided where to go to college. So, the decision-making is done, right? Not necessarily.
"...You will have to declare a major at some point, and it’s important to understand the process, and what that means. 'Students should learn all they can about the options that their college offers,' Eulynn Gargano, head of test prep and tutoring at FutureWise Consulting, tells Teen Vogue. 'Can I double major? What options are there for my minors? How late in my college career can I switch my major and still graduate in a timely manner? Asking these questions can not only alleviate the pressure of choosing a major, but often allows students to consider pursuing multiple interests during their college career...'"
School Starts, and So Should College Planning
Newport Beach Independent
By Sara Hall
"As students get into the swing of things amid the hectic first few weeks of school, there are a few things kids should be considering this fall to look forward to college.
"There are many things to think about this fall, said Jenn Curtis and Casey Emery, co-owners and consultants at FutureWise Consulting, a Newport Beach based business that provides expert and personalized guidance and mentorship for students preparing for college..."
FutureWise Consulting's Jenn Curtis is interviewed by Felicia Gopaul, founder of the College Funding Resource and creator of the College Decision Navigator System. Their discussion exposes some common myths about the college admissions process and sets the record straight. Knowing the facts helps put students and families at ease while decreasing stress and anxiety.
Jenn discusses developing a theme in the college application, the best time to get started on the college admissions process, the truth about affording a private university, when to start searching for scholarships, participating in college-level athletics, and much more. To download the podcast from iTunes, click here.
The Orange County Business Journal, the comprehensive news source for OC's industries and businesspeople, annually honors outstanding professional women conducting business in Orange County, California. In 2012, FutureWise Consulting had the privelege of being nominated for this prestigious award.
Help Getting to College, And Beyond
Feature Article in Newport Beach Independent
By Cindy Trane Christeson
"Two of the most common words that parents and teens use to describe the college-search process are: 'overwhelming' and 'stressful.' Many people think that it is next to impossible to get accepted into good colleges these days, and that to help with admission, high school students need to try as many different activities as possible.
"Two local women who are excited about changing those words and dispelling those and other common myths about college acceptance are Jennifer Curtis and Casey Emery..."