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What is Addiction?

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So, what is Addiction anyway? I was recently doing a workshop on Understanding Addiction. During the workshop, a gentleman wondered out loud whether addiction to mind and mood altering substances is really a disease. His question gave other people, in the audience, the opportunity to share their opinions about addiction. It became obvious to me […]

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Top Ten Strengths and Experiences Colleges Look for in High School Students

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(based on a 2006-2007 survey of IECA member consultants) A rigorous high school curriculum that challenges the student and may include AP or IB classes. Grades that represent strong effort and an upward trend. However, slightly lower grades in a rigorous program are preferred to all As in less challenging coursework.

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Community of Faith

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Cramped crisis pregnancy center to move By CANDICE HANNIGAN For the Journal-Constitution Published on: 06/15/06 Tracey Casale likens the current Beacon of Hope Crisis Pregnancy Center to the small manger in which Jesus was born. A miracle took place in that setting more than 2,000 years ago, Casale said, just as miracles are happening in […]

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