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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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