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Buick and the General Motors Foundation are offering scholarships to current undergraduate students and high school seniors and graduates. The scholarship application opened yesterday, January 9, 2012, and closes at 11:59 p.m. CT, February 29, 2012. The Buick Achievers Scholarship will provide 100 students with up to $25,000 a year. Said scholarship is renewable for [...]

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With a teen preparing to go to college, I am constantly on the lookout for scholarships. Recently, I received information about the RMHC/HACER Hispanic Scholarship. Since 1985, with the support of McDonald’s the RMHC/HACER Scholarship Program has awarded more than $21 million and since 2008 McDonald’s has awarded four $100,000 national scholarships. Today, RMHC/HACER is one [...]


I've always loved to dance. Granted, I missed the dancing gene so I do most of my dancing at home. However, if you are an aspiring dancer The Rocketters have an amazing opportunity for you! This summer the Rockettes will have a summer intensive course for aspiring dancers. The Rockettes Summer Intensive course will offer aspiring [...]


Disney wants to ignite a Teen's dreams with the Disney Dreamers Academy. The program includes an immersive 4 day program at the Walt Disney World Resorts. One hundred teens will be selected from applications to attend. It is sure to inspire and empower the attending youth to reach for their dreams! I plan on having [...]

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Earlier this week I had the opportunity to speak to a very inspirational woman, Bernice Malone. She's a Mom who works full time, runs a small business called Dazzle Divaz, and, as if she wasn't doing enough, has started a project called Brooklyn Prom & Scholarship Project that donates prom dresses and tuxedos to high school [...]

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As a mother of a teen I'm always on the lookout for exciting internship opportunities for my son. They provide him with a glimpse of what the world has to offer, while also giving him a brief look into a variety of fields. As my Mami always used to say, ¿Cómo vas a saber lo [...]

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As a Glambassador, I get inside information from Glamour magazine. This week I'm super excited to share news about Glamour's recently launched 2012 Top 10 College Women Competition!  Glamour is looking for dynamic young women with leadership experience, excellent grades and inspiring goals. They'’ll award one grand prize of $20,000 and nine $3,000 prizes. All winners will receive [...]

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Yesterday in my Wordless Wednesday post, I featured the newest craze for tweens and teens: Silly Bandz Bracelets. Silly Bandz Bracelets are rubber bands that come in various shapes, sizes and colors. The five I featured, ostrich, seal, dolphin, flower, and shark, in that order, are some of the more common bands. As noted in RUN [...]


Last year, I wrote about an opportunity for teens to learn from Andrew Morrison, the President of Small BusinessCamp. Mr. Morrison has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show and has trained thousands of entrepreneurs from Hawaii to West Africa. Andrew Morrison has started a new venture to help our youth. It is called the Small Business Camp [...]


This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of Lunchables. All opinions are 100% mine. Lunchables has created a wonderful contest called Field Trips For All. The contest will help children across the country to go on inspiring, educational experiences. These hands on experiences or field trips will help children engage and learn about [...]