Why You Should Keep Your Goals to Yourself

July 19, 2016

“Imagine telling someone you meet today about what you’re going to do,” says Derek Sivers. “Bad news – you should have kept your mouth shut.” Here’s the basic statement that Derek Sivers is posing to us listeners in his TED talk – keep your goals to yourself and you’re more likely to achieve them. Does […]

How to Get Your Ideas to Spread

July 18, 2016

“No matter what we do for a living, we are in the fashion business.” What does Seth Godin mean when he tells us that, whether we know it or not, we are working in the fashion business? He opens by talking about sliced bread and how, for the first 15 years of its production, was […]

Malia Obama Took a Gap Year, Should You?

July 15, 2016

In May, the White House announced that Malia Obama would be enrolling at Harvard, but only after she took a “gap year.” The announcement came as a surprise to many since gap years aren’t part of the typical path for most students in the United States. However, gap years are much more common in other […]

We’re ready for college apps, are you?

July 14, 2016

Every year our college admissions consultants come together for a week long E.P.I.C. summit.  During this summit, our consultants host college admission workshops and presentations in preparation for college admissions season.  It’s no coincidence that ThinkTank Learning has the reputation of being the best in the education industry. We’re ready for the upcoming college apps, […]

If Superman Applied to College – Personal Statement Essay

July 8, 2016

Prompt: Describe the world you come from — for example, your family, community or school — and tell us how your world has shaped your dreams and aspirations. Every morning the rooster crows and Pa gets up; I stay in bed for another hour.  When I come to the breakfast table he has already finished […]

Learning Together in Leadership

July 6, 2016

When the new vice president of ThinkTank Learning talks about the success of a company, it’s very clear his passion for answering this lies within the employees working there.  Acquiring an inventory of skills from all over the world, Fortelka is best known for his expertise in running world-wide client services, product operations, software engineering, […]

What’s So Sexy About Math?

July 6, 2016

It’s not everyday when you hear the words “math” and “sexy” used in the same sentence, but that’s exactly what Fields medalist Cedric Villani is suggesting – that mathematics is the universal gateway into a mixed world of randomness and reason. Villani speaks of a world that is made vibrant by math, with math as […]