What I Wish I Knew Before Applying to College

College application season is, without a doubt, one of the most exciting and scary parts of senior year. These applications are what lead you to the next chapter of your life, and this pressure can sometimes get to be stressful. In my personal experience, I had a very difficult time finishing my applications. There are so many things that I wish I had known prior to applying to college. Here are some of them: 

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Triveni Patel
Aaron Judge says #ICANHELP

#ICANHELP, a non-profit that empowers teens to delete negativity online, is excited to announce our partnership with Aaron Judge as part of the #Uncap the possibilities campaign made possible through The Players’ Tribune and Sharpie.

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Matt Soeth
Can We Talk?

As the Executive Director of the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE), I spend my days (and a lot of nights too!) thinking about the impact media and technology have on our world. NAMLE defines media literacy as the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, create and act using all forms of communication. In today’s digital world, media literacy education is essential. Over the last ten years, I have done countless talks with parent groups and students where I use the concept of digital citizenship to introduce the importance of media literacy. For many schools, digital citizenship tends to be a good entry point to broader conversations about media, technology and kids.

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Michelle Ciulla Lipkin
#Digital4Good 2018

(San Francisco, CA – March 12, 2018) – On Monday, September 17, 2018, #ICANHELP will host the second annual #Digital4Good event in San Francisco, CA and it will be live streamed to a global audience. #Digital4Good will be a major gathering of highly-engaged students, industry, and educators that are focused on empowering positive tech and media use--digital for good. This exciting event will celebrate student voice and digital leadership, featuring a fast-paced mix of presentations, panels, videos, and the first ever #Digital4Good awards. Unlike typical youth recognition, the #Digital4Good awards are nominated by students for students.

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Matt Soeth
New Website

#ICANHELP is excited to announce the launch of our new website. As we continue to grow and meet the needs of the schools that we work with, an interactive and resource filled website is exactly what we need to continue serving schools and youth groups.

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