Category: Students

June 13, 2013

JA Business Week students practice the fine art of networking

By Nina Asher, JA Business Week Student As we were taught throughout JA Business Week, networking is important to your success in a business and as a business person. We...

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June 12, 2013

2006 scholarship recipient has “come full circle”

Mick Mrozek at the 2012 Colorado Business Hall of Fame After attending the annual JA Inspiration Scholarship Student Event this past week I was asked to reflect on my experience...

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May 24, 2013

Junior Achievement’s 2013 Teens and Summer Jobs Survey

The 2013 Junior Achievement Teens and Summer Jobs Survey reveals a teen population confident in its ability to find summer work, despite a 24-percent unemployment rate. The national survey of...

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“JA helped reignite the burning desire I have to be in business”

Navil Perez Growing up I idolized my aunt Juana. She ran a little convenience store and a pawning business out of her living room. Her life was the epitome of...

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May 7, 2013

“Despite our hesitance, we listened, and boy did we learn”

It was freshman year and our economics class entered to a Junior Achievement volunteer ready to teach us about business ethics. Honestly, as 14 year old freshmen, we didn’t think...

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April 25, 2013

“I fell in love with business and everything that comes with it”

Like all teenagers at the age of 15, I was slightly irritated at the fact that my parents had dragged me to a summer camp that I was originally not...

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April 6, 2013

“A whole new perspective on the world”

Andrew Seidenstat at the Colorado Business Hall of Fame JA has impacted my life in lots of ways. JA has taught me things like zones in cities, how banks work,...

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March 28, 2013

Teens & Personal Finance Statistics: Infographic

Read the 2013 JA Teens and Personal Finance Survey

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March 27, 2013

Denver-area Junior Achievement students feel more confident and better equipped than their peers to own their financial futures

Junior Achievement USA® (JA) and The Allstate Foundation’s 2013 Teens and Personal Finance Poll shows that teenagers are more optimistic about their financial futures, with a 20 percent increase in...

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