Category: Students

November 3, 2016

Nine things I wish I had known before leaving for college

1. Pick your major as soon as possible. They always say, “You can change your major whenever, or just get the required courses out of the way first.”  However, in...

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June 28, 2016

An Unforgettable Experience

Attending JA Business Week for the first time, I was hoping to get a taste of the business world; something to give me an understanding of business and whether it’s...

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So, What Exactly IS Business Week?

As a first year JA Business Week student with virtually no previous business experience, I was pleasantly surprised when I was moved to the Track 2 project working with Smoke...

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JA Business Week Gives Kids Vital Skills

As a first-time Company Advisor (CA) who never had the opportunity to attend JA Business Week as a student, I had no idea what the week would have in store...

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June 20, 2016

How to Raise A Leader

Parents wonder about what the future holds for their child. It’s in our nature to wish our children achieve happiness, health, and independence. But instead of wishing for those things,...

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September 29, 2015

Startup Week’s top teen business wins startup capital

The Denver Office of Economic Development honors the best and brightest ideas in small business through the JumpStart BizPlan Awards, presented by Deloitte and and U.S. Bank. Judges selected three early-stage...

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May 4, 2015

Thank a Teacher Today!

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4  to 8, 2015.  Junior Achievement would like to thank all of the wonderful teachers who welcome JA volunteers into their classrooms.  We appreciate you!

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November 10, 2014

40 High Schools Converged to Compete

Students from 42 Colorado high schools converged to compete at 2014 JA Stock Market Challenge, presented by Great-West Financial last week. The JA Stock Market Challenge is a live stock market simulation...

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July 1, 2014

JA Students Poised for Success

The impact Junior Achievement makes on a student today has been proven to have benefits for a lifetime. A survey of JA alumni found that: 94% report that JA makes...

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