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The crucial 8 life skills that our summer camp in NH teaches you!

Posted by Jason Sebell on Jan 28, 2016 1:30:00 PM

I saw this really interesting article on earlier this week. It was written by Julie Lythcott-Haims, former Dean of Freshmen at Stanford University. For more than a decade she watched incredibly bright, accomplished young people arrive utterly unprepared for life outside of their nurturing homes. She saw some of our best former high school students go on to completely fail at college because of their lack of independence, resilience, and other 21st century skills. Based on her breadth of experience, she suggested that there are 8 life skills that all young people should have as they leave home and enter college: 

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Topics: 21st century skills, 8 life skills

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