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Spending Summertime Wisely - Part 2: Starting Your Own Business!

In the last installment of the summer fun blog we discussed job seeking tips for teens. But what can you do if the employment prospects for teenagers in your community are limited? Many teenagers across the country are responding with the spirit of entrepreneurship and starting their own business. In today’s blog post we will share some more tips and tricks teenagers can use to start their own business.

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Building Your Perfect Summer Reading List

There’s something about being surrounded by books that I just love, whether it be perusing the shelves at Barnes and Noble or picking up 15 books at the library to take home with me, the endless possibilities of adventure, love, and mystery are so exciting!

For those of you like me, I don’t have to tell you how wonderful it is in the summer Reading is a great way to keep your brain healthy when not actively learning in school when you hopefully have a lot more time to spend reading. For those of you that wonder how anyone could read a book for fun, my hope is that this summer, you’ll find a real page-turner; one that takes you someplace you’ve never gone before.

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Spending Summertime Wisely - Part 1: Summer Jobs

To many students, summer is a sacred time of year. Two and a half months without obligations, schedules or worries. If planned correctly, summer can also be profitable and productive time for students as well. Summer is an excellent chance for students to gain experience that will help them stand out on college application.

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How To Get Involved With the iQ Community This Summer

In an earlier post, I wrote about some ways to cure summer boredom such as learning a new hobby or volunteering at an organization you have a passion for, but what if you’re just looking for a way to have fun with some of your friends from school? We’ve got that covered!

Club iQ meets every month during the school year to discuss new activities and hobbies, introduce you to new friends and have fun online! This month, Club iQ is all about SUMMER!

In the first session we will discuss how to land your perfect summer job or start your own business. In the second, the focus is excellent volunteer opportunities and how to plan your entire summer so you make sure to do everything you want to do.

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Four Fun Ways To Keep Your Mind Active This Summer

“All of the top achievers I know are life-long learners. Looking for new skills, insights, and ideas. If they're not learning, they're not growing... not moving toward excellence. “ Denis Waitley, a keynote lecturer and productivity consultant on high performance human achievement.

You work hard all school year, studying and challenging yourself to learn new things. Whether it be becoming a better writer, learning how to solve quadratic equations or understanding what elements are in the day to day objects around us, you learn so many interesting things as a student at iQ Academy.

The cool thing is, school isn’t the only place you can learn. In fact, one of the greatest keys to success is to be a life-long learner, so embrace learning new things, challenge yourself and have fun with it.

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