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29 Oct How IEA Helped Me Grow: A Reflection by Kaitlyn Chen

By Kaitlyn Chen, IEA Summer Programs Intern  We asked IEA's Summer Programs Intern Kaitlyn Chen to write a reflection on her journey with IEA. Check out her post below on how IEA influenced important decisions about her future career opportunities!   My name is Kaitlyn, and I’m currently...

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16 Apr A 16 Year Old’s Guide to Colleges

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. Be sure to check out the first part of Lisa’s college road trip journey! We were 5 minutes into the student-led tour and I knew the school wasn’t the right place...

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16 Apr A 16 Year Old’s Guide to Colleges

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. Be sure to check out the first part of Lisa’s college road trip journey! We were 5 minutes into the student-led tour and I knew the school wasn’t the right place...

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08 Apr The College Road Trip

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. It’s the only fun part of the college application process: the college trip. It’s the chance for your child to dream before the harsh realities of test scores, class rank...

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29 Oct Helpful or Over-Involved?

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. My middle son is a junior in high school. It’s time for him to start thinking about college. To help the process along, his school invited a speaker from Colleges...

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30 Oct The Many Faces of Gifted: Thomas

By Carole Rosner Every gifted person has a unique story. The following story is part of a series of posts depicting the many faces of gifted by highlighting gifted children and adults we have found through IEA programs. IEA’s Apprenticeship Program – mentioned in this story...

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18 Sep Preparing For an Independent School Interview

By Bonnie Raskin Bonnie is the Caroline D. Bradley Scholarship Program Coordinator at IEA and has extensive experience working with gifted middle school students to find the high school that best fits their individual intellectual and personal needs. When applying to competitive, selective independent schools, many things...

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