Category Archives: College Success

08.14.2017-101 Lessons They Never Taught You in College-Interview with author Mark Beal


Welcome to the second edition of our “Back to School” series for the month of August.  The following quote, regularly shared here on the Unleashed Radio Hour:

Begin with the end in mind.”-Dr. Stephen Covey

We shared it last week, and it applies again to our latest show!

Tune in to The Unleashed Radio hour heard on Monday's from 1:00-2:00pm (CST) on Business 1110am KTEK (streaming live at as we discussed 101 Lessons They Never Taught You in College, with author, Mark Beal.  Mr. Beal is a managing partner of New York-based Taylor, one of the world’s leading consumer public relations agencies, and an adjunct professor in the School of Communication at Rutgers University where he has taught hundreds of students since 2013 in 300 and 400-level courses including Leadership in Groups and Organizations, Principles of Public Relations and Message Design for Public Relations.

Listen in to learn what his experience, and that of his students, have taught him that led to the writing of his latest book!  

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07.31.2017-Why Work Experience Matters for Your Teen and The Set Up (#Ronologue)

Summer is rapidly coming to a close.  The back to school ads are out, school products are back in the stores in mass, and school aged children are holding on to every day before returning while parents are counting down the days.  For teenagers, this is a time to plan and to reflect on their summer experience.  Why might you ask?

Tune in to The Unleashed Radio Hour, heard on Monday's from 1:00-2:00pm (CST) on Business 1110am KTEK (streaming live at for a heart to hear conversation with host, Ron Klinger, about why work experience matters for your teen!  Whether they are holding down a job on the regular, or seeking work to help with their financial obligations, it is imperative that teens today gain working experience.  Listen in to learn more about why the need for experience matters and what you can do to help prepare your teen for success!

The show also marks the return and the next episode of The Set Up!  Who will be “Set Up”?  You will need to listen in to see!  Yes, see…because we will be streaming live today on Facebook at Unleashed Radio Hour.  Will we see you?

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07.10.2017: Preparing for Your Success Now! Interview with Jennifer Kushell



It’s time to preach and teach the good word about preparing our youth for the work world.  Yes, this has been a regular topic on the Unleashed Radio Hour many times over, but not with expert guest Jennifer Kushell!

Tune in to The Unleashed Radio Hour, heard on Monday's from 1:00-2:00pm (CST) on Business 1110am KTEK (streaming live at for a power packed hour with Jennifer Kushell, CEO & Founder of Young & Successful Media, as we dive into the challenges facing today’s youth and their preparation for entering the work world.  From what it means to “get a job”, to how build your pitch, your profile, your reputation, your connections, and your value proposition to gain meaningful employment, this show promises to engage you from start to finish.  Talent today is not enough!  Learn how YOU can prepare for your success NOW!

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05.22.2017: Congratulations Graduate! What’s next? (#Ronologue)


It is that time of year.  Time when all the “Pomp and Circumstance” is front and center in our lives and in our ears.  That’s right, ‘tis the season of the graduate!

Tune in to The Unleashed Radio Hour, heard live each Monday from 1:00-2:00pm (CST) on Business 1110am KTEK (streaming live at for a heart-to-heart conversation about the realities of post-graduate life.  Be you a high school, or a college graduate, the real world awaits you.  That’s right!  It’s here and how you launch matters.

Dial in to this highly engaging show where tips about how to maximize your summer, engage in your job search, establishing your network, and more will be shared.  If you are a graduate, or the parent or family member of one, this is a show for you! 

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Career and College Readiness-A Partnership with Hope Village



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Listen in to this short segment on the partnership between Hope Village and Motivational Transitions.  Learn about the upcoming parent information night and the Career and College Readiness workshops. 


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09.15.2016: It’s ALL Academic! Academic Survival Tips You NEED to Know! (#Ronologue)


By now the homework has been done.  You hope, right?  The first waves of tests are taking place, or have been administered.  The fun and the new beginnings are here.  But wait, what about the academics?  How is your student progressing in the one area that matters most?   Do you have crucial conversations about the significance of what takes place in the classroom and beyond?

Tune in to The Unleashed Radio Hour, heard live on Thursdays from 10am-11am (CST) on Business 1110am KTEK (streaming live at where host Ron Klinger dives into academic tips for your student!  Back to school creates a rush of items that need to be done, forms that need to be filled out, checks that need to be written, and events that are fun and engaging for all who participate.  But is the attention placed appropriate on the prize?  Is the appropriate effort being placed on the books and the studies?  Learn how you can support your student with academic survival tips to help ensure positive progress now and moving forward!

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07.28.2016-The Youth Personal & Business Development Program

Recently on The Unleashed Radio Hour the focus has been on empowering, educating and developing our youth.  The trend continues!

Tune in to The Unleashed Radio Hour, heard live every Thursday from 10am-11am (CST) on Business 1110am KTEK (streaming live at where our guest, Tara Harris, Founder and Executive Director of The Youth Personal and Business Development Program (YPBD joined us to share about the programmatic efforts that are making a difference to widen academic opportunities for the youth who have been seen obscure to society. Learn how YPBD works to create and foster responsible citizens across the United States by being a resource and giving the youth necessary tools using academics, community service involvement, and improving awareness for a positive work and life balance.

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07.21.2016-Experience (XP) Required (#Ronologue)


The job market today demands a certain level of engagement from employees in order for them to be successful.  There is also a significant requirement that prospective employees have prior work experience to land the job.  The challenge?  We forgot to tell them!

Tune in to The Unleashed Radio Hour, heard live every Thursday from 10am-11am (CST) on Business 1110am KTEK (streaming live at where we will discuss why it is important to gain meaningful experiences, how to define the parameters of the experiences desired, and how to network with purpose.  Yes, experience is required and young adults and those graduating from college need to begin gaining experiences that will help them to unleash their careers moving forward.

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07.14.2016-College Knowledge: The Back to School Edition! (#Ronologue)


That loud noise you just heard was the screeching of teachers and students alike.  Yes, I put it out there.  Back to school!  The sales are already being advertised.  The school supplies are already occupying the seasonal section of your favorite grocery store.  It cannot be avoided…it is Back to School time!

Tune in to The Unleashed Radio Hour, heard live each Thursday from 10am-11am (CST) on Business 1110am KTEK (streaming live at where we discussed how to prepare for the start of the new school year.  Tips will be shared on what you can begin to do and to plan now, because there is time, to ensure a successful start to the upcoming school year.  Dial in as our show assistants, Ms. Audra, Mr. Nolan help us countdown our success tips for you today!

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04.21.2016: College Knowledge Part Deux! Sophomore and Junior Edition (#Ronologue)

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Last week on The Unleashed Radio Hour tips and resources were shared for the graduating high school senior and their parents on how to prepare for the start of college in just four (4) months.  What about other high school students?  What can they begin to do now to help them over the next one, to two years, to be prepared for their emergence in to the “real world”?

Tune in to The Unleashed Radio Hour, heard live every Thursday from 10am-11am (CST) on Business 1110am KTEK (streaming live at for the latest #Ronologue about how to help your high school sophomore or junior prepare for their college/career journey.  Action steps will be shared on what you can do now that will better enable current high school sophomores, juniors, and their parents to make a well informed decision about the best course of action after high school.  Learn what to plan, how to plan, and what you can do today!  #CollegeKnowledge

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