Kaylee Hartung
CNN Correspondent Kaylee Hartung has packed a lot into 31 years. Hartung grew up in Baton Rouge and graduated from Episcopal High School in 2003. After college in Virginia she worked at CBS in New York for Bob Schieffer on Face the Nation. Then Hartung...
Terrence Magee
Terrence Magee, running back for the Cleveland Browns, has been taking care of business ever since his backyard football days in Louisiana. After quarterbacking Franklinton High’s first state championship team, he went on to become a “fiery leader” and a “...
Hunter Hayes
Country music fans know Hunter Hayes for hits like “Wanted,” “Storm Warning” and this year’s “Rescue.” Before the baby-faced singer was a star, he was a Louisiana whiz kid who literally started performing as a baby. The Breaux Bridge native got his first...
Staja Booker
Meet three Louisiana college graduates, who tell us about the work they do and how they got there. Staja Booker is a nurse researcher; Leah Porche, a dietitian and business owner; and K Renee Horton, a lead metallic and weld engineer on the Space Launch...
New Orleans
One key to choosing the college that’s right for you is exploring the new city you’ll be living in. Every college town has a different vibe, and let’s face it, Louisiana thrives on variety! Here’s a look at the culture and attractions in some of Louisiana's...
World of Work
Here are two powerful tools to help you explore potential careers. The World-of-Work Map breaks down the job world according to four basic interests: working with things, working with data, working with ideas and working with people. It’s a handy way to...
Learning about the basics of financial management now can help ensure that you won't have financial problems later on in life. Here are some basic tips to get you started, including three common money management mistakes, credit card rules and how to...
“College” may not be what you think it is. When your teachers, counselors and, yes, this magazine, tell you how important it is to go to college, we’re not just talking about moving into a dorm room and starting on-campus life at a four-year university...
Editor's note: This column was provided by Rebecca Daughtry, a college and career coach, program specialist and self-professed financial aid nerd for Career Compass.  One of the things I hear most in my work as a college and career coach is the...
When hunting for scholarships, colleges are your best source for financial assistance, awarding merit- and need-based aid. Never exclude a college from your list of choices just because of its sticker price. Financial aid officers are dedicated to helping...