3 Common Test Prep Mistakes from The Princeton Review

The Princeton Review has been helping students get into their top choice schools since 1981 through classroom courses, online courses and private tutoring. Today, they’d like to share some common test prep mistakes and what to do instead. Mistake 1 – Spending excessive time memorizing small details. Unlike typical college exams, almost all of the… Read More

SPARK Abroad in Peru: The Experience

As a part of Golden Key’s SPARK a Change initiative, Golden Key has partnered with EF Tours to offer SPARK Abroad–international service-learning tours to serve at-risk youth through literacy, education and real-world preparedness. SPARK Abroad trips allow attendees to experience engaging site explorations while working side-by-side with locals on community-driven projects. Golden Key hosted our… Read More

The Many Virtues of Studying Abroad

Golden Key International Honour Society strives to help its members become successful in every facet of life. A Golden Key member is more than an excellent student— they are well-rounded individuals who encompass leadership qualities and social consciousness, and we believe that studying abroad is a tremendous opportunity for our members to venture beyond the classroom… Read More

GK Students Participate in Costa Rica Service Learning Trip

For the fifth year, Golden Key’s University of Central Florida chapter offered members an amazing opportunity to participate in a Costa Rica Service Learning Trip.  Fifteen Golden Key students took the journey to Costa Rica on a Service Learning experience August 11-18, 2013. Laura Lord, the chapter’s Alumni Advisor, describes the experience: These students worked… Read More

Ameriprise Financial: Reaching Your Summit

Pete Athans: Learning from an expedition leaders’ adventures on Everest Pete Athans, nicknamed “Mr. Everest,” didn’t reach the summit of the world’s highest peak on his first climb, or his second, or even his third. He was turned back by violent weather, equipment failure and plain bad luck. It wasn’t until his fifth attempt in… Read More