Skills

The mark of higher education isn’t the knowledge you accumulate in your head.  It’s the skills you gain about how to learn.

– Adam Grant

Speaking, writing, thinking and learning skills, leading to academic achievement, successs in higher education and developing critical competencies for the workplace.

More Than Words

More Than WordsMarch found Lead Up enjoying three packed days exploring every angle of children’s picture books, and learning that something as seemingly simple as an eBook is a lot more than words.BOOK TASTING: CHILDREN'S LITERATUREFirst, students attempted to...

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High School. High Stress.

Getting into college, and finding the money needed to pay for it, is more competitive than ever and the balancing act that students experience each and every day can add up to stress and burnout. Add on the demands of school, job, and extracurriculars and it’s easy to...

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ACT Picnic

Building ACT Skills just seems more fun with sun and giant-sized games in the park, doesn’t it?

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Mega Success Skills Day

Our new leaders took the Learning and Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI), created vision boards and toured our resource web site, the Lead Up Insider.

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Behind the Scenes: UNMC Dental College

Behind the Scenes: UNMC Dental College Beja’s “dream is to be a dentist” and the trip she took to UNMC’s Dental College “made her excited to go into dentistry.” Beja got to look around one of the labs on campus and ask questions about Kevin’s experiences as a...

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Tutoring as a Way to Give Back

Tutoring as a Way to Give Back This semester, our student leaders have been working closely with five tutors from the University of Nebraska. Students are welcome to stop in three days per week to receive academic help. We interviewed one of these tutors, Hadi...

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Museum Exhibit Opening

Lead up students will spend the summer working on a project with the staff at the Nebraska History Museum. Our students will help the museum professionals to research, select artifacts, and organize events related to a chosen exhibit. You will be able to see their work on October 6th when the exhibit opens.

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