“What is YouScience and what do you do?”
We’ve been struggling to answer this question in the most concise way possible – not because we don’t know how, but because we want to make sure you are getting all of the information you need.
With this is mind, we thought it might not be a bad idea to curate a post including a couple of relevant articles (a casual lit review, some might say in the academic world) and videos to arm you with the right information and context for what we are trying to accomplish at YouScience.
7 Myths About Career Exploration in High School by Carl Nielson
“My adult clients would ask me to coach their “graduating senior in college” who hadn’t figured out what they wanted to do with their life. That was a warning sign to me – not about the person but about the system. How could a student go all through high school, choose a major, complete an undergraduate degree in college and not have a clue about what they wanted to do? What was the root cause of the failure? What was being done to help students and why was it not working?”
Are You Out Of Your Element? – By Big Think and Sir Ken Robinson
“A creativity expert and globally recognized leader in arts education, Robinson is troubled by a growing trend in developed countries toward career dissatisfaction and apathy. Especially in a depressed economy where jobs are scarce, Robinson argues, we need to resist the tendency to “punch the clock”, and instead must take any measures necessary to “find our element.””
Welcome to YouScience
How YouScience is Different
Betsy Wills – career counselor, mom, and co-founder of YouScience – explains YouScience and how it differs from other products.
The Benefits of YouScience – Father-Daughter Conversations
Logan and her father talk about what they learned about themselves and each other through YouScience, and how it shaped their conversations as they drove to Logan’s first day of college.