Should College Students Go to Grad School Now?

Should College Students Go to Grad School Now?

In light of the changing economy and job market, should young adults head to grad school or enter the job market? I had the honor of speaking with Lindsay Ellis at The Wall Street Journal and we discussed the topic of grad school after college.  Here are highlights...
Thankful: Time to reflect, assess and plan

Thankful: Time to reflect, assess and plan

I want to extend a heartfelt thank you to all our clients and their families for putting their trust in Next Great Step to help launch their careers. It has been our honor and privilege to work with hundreds of clients as they embark on landing their first internship...
Do people really need college in America?

Do people really need college in America?

Beth Hendler-Grunt was interviewed by Tom Llamas of Top Story on NBC News Now on 11/29/22. Many Americans see college as a path to a good career, but the student debt crisis leaves millions of grads borrowing nearly $30,000. And with the tight labor market, some...
Should college grads fake it until they make it?

Should college grads fake it until they make it?

I spoke with a recent college grad, Greg, from a top school with a major in data analytics. He has gotten interviews and even made it to the 2nd round for multiple companies… but no offer. He is not sure what is missing. I asked him if he received feedback from any...
Your College Student Is Avoiding This One Thing

Your College Student Is Avoiding This One Thing

It’s hard to believe it is September and back to college for many students. While students are busy with move-in and re-connecting with friends, they are not usually planning ahead for what begins shortly after classes start – the Fall Recruiting Season. Most...
I have an ask

I have an ask

It has been an honor to have you as part of the Next Great Step community. Many of you have been following our journey for the last 7 years. I could not have done this without you. I have an ask. My goal is to help solve an important problem facing parents and their...
How Do I Guide My New Grad to Land a Job?

How Do I Guide My New Grad to Land a Job?

The celebrations, the speeches, the excitement…that is the best part of enjoying college graduation. They come home, unload a ridiculous amount of stuff, and need a well-deserved break from the stress of school, exams, and dealing with the pandemic for the last few...