Gil Tam – Passion for the Youth & Career Coaching

(Family Magazine February 2013 5th Issue) Interviewed by Joanna Wu Choosing a major and career can be some of the most difficult decisions for a young person. In Asian culture, well-known stereotypes and expectations exist, such as the respect that comes to those who pursue law, engineering, or medicine. There’s also society’s definitions of stature […]

Dare to be Different – Four Dream Pursuing Stories

(Family Magazine February 2013 5th Issue) – Editors Although Asians demonstrate a certain pattern in their career choices, we can still find people with different goals and dreams. The following stories belong to people who dare to be different among Asians. Fueling their pursuits, we can see that personal talent, passion and perseverance, opportunities, and […]

Trends and Reasons behind Asian Americans’ Professional Choices

(Family Magazine February 2013 5th Issue) Agnes Ip It is no secret that Asian families strongly emphasize education. To compete for admission to an elite college, their high school-aged children spend most of their free time in tutoring and SAT prep classes. As for their majors, most Asians choose subjects in science and technology. When […]

School Counselor Shortage

Without guidance, students can easily make poor decisions, especially if no one in their families has gone to college, yet the national ratio is almost 500 students per school counselor. This is one reason why Presence Possibilities offers College/Career Direction Consultation Services. We offer our students one-on-one consultations, personalized integration and analysis, as well as […]