By Natasha Zhou, translated by Charlene Chiu Last month, CollegeBoard announced that they would be discontinuing the SAT Subject Tests and the…
We previously explained how to craft a pitch. In this blog post, we’ll show you two example pitches and explain what works and what doesn’t.
Got a great idea for a product or project? Not sure how to pitch it to potential users? Here’s a guide on how to start!
In our work as coaches to high school superstars, we come across important stories on youth innovation and college admissions. Every month,…
In December 2020, King Sze Yip (left) and Jane Griffiths (right) joined The Spike Lab team in Hong Kong as Senior Advisors. In this post, they talk about their shared history and what drew them to The Spike Lab’s work.
It’s a hard lesson, but sometimes you need to slow down in order to go faster, and sometimes you need to lay down in order to run.
In this post, you’ll meet Daniel Chiu, a software entrepreneur and technology consultant helping teenagers become entrepreneurs themselves.
The best process for developing purpose is through action, a purpose project that we call a Spike. This process is more an art than a science, but we liken it to a very simple 4-step framework that our students follow.
Several weeks ago, our featured student and TSL alum Monica spoke with us about how her Spike project experience has opened opportunities for her in college.
In this post, you’ll meet Alex Owens, a former classroom teacher with a decade of experience helping students launch ambitious community-oriented projects.
Illustration from “Healing The Whole Family” by Jon Han for The New York Times This New York Times article is reposted with…
In our work as coaches to high school superstars, we come across important stories on youth innovation and college admissions. Every month, we share our round-up of the most important ones. This month highlights the importance of social-emotional wellness during COVID and lessons on learning entrepreneurship. We hope you enjoy them!