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New Delhi | July 13, 2017

5 ways to plan your term break vacations

It has been quite a hectic few months in the past and you would want to make the most of your free time. Yes, it is all over for now - the exams, results and post result blues.

It has been quite a hectic few months in the past and you would want to make the most of your free time. Yes, it is all over for now -- the exams, results and post result blues, until it starts again that is. Although, there is no harm in stocking up on those TV shows you had been abandoning all these months and binge watch them, the key to a successful vacation is to plan it the right way! A well-planned vacation should include a balanced mix of productive and leisure activities.

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India | July 13, 2017

How student suicides can be stopped through career counselling in India?

Though India is in the forefront in many fields including space technology, the nation is also known for one of the highest suicide rates among people in the age group of 15-29 years. The most vulnerable lot is the ones pursuing class X and Class XII, thanks to the humongous pressure elicited due to Board Examinations. According to National Crime Records Bureau statistics, every passing hour, a student ends his/her life in India, says an India Today report.

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India | June 15, 2017

Passion, money or stability: What decides your career?

Now that the board examination results are out, youngsters would soon venture into exploring different choices that will eventually determine their career pathway. It is also that time of the year where one gets to hear a lot of career advice for your child from every direction.

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June 6, 2017

Lodestar App

Lodestar App, designed for both parents and their kids studying in Class 9th and 10th standard. It enables users to discover a world of jobs, read expert interviews on unique careers, get useful tips to plan the true career path, take interesting quiz test their career quotient and see how well parents' understand their child's interests and more. With this app, you literally get career planning your fingertips.

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June 6, 2017

Here's how student suicides can be averted through career counselling in India

India has one of the highest suicide rates among people aged between 15 to 29 years, the most vulnerable group being the ones studying in class 10 and 12 due to board exams related pressure. Every hour, one student commits suicide in India, according to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). There have been many causes listed for student suicides although many leading psychologists have identified a strong correlation between low educational achievements or examination performance stress and suicides.

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May 27, 2017

Salary, status don't decide careers for youth: Survey

A Survey conducted by Lodestar Career Guidance among Class 9 and 10 students from 102 schools in the city revealed that the studnets are not keen on salary, status and security when it comes to their career, but want to focus on their strenghts and passion. They also strongly feel that parents are not the best choice when it comes to career counselling, but it helps to do own research and to seek professional help.

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May 5, 2017

Not Exams, career choice after SSC is the bigger test.

HYDERABAD: As the admission season for Intermediate courses kicks in, choosing the right stream of study stands out as one of the biggest challenges for city students, say educationalists. And this is further emphasised in a survey conducted by Lodestar, a Bengaluru-based career guidance company, which reveals that 24 per cent of students from Hyderabad struggle with deciding a career path, owing to lack of information on different industries career options streams.

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April 29, 2017

April 18, 2017

Graduates map future, career & jobs in online universe

PUNE: Apurva Shelar is in the final term of her engineering course, but finds her career prospects a bit jaded. With many engineering graduates and post-graduates not finding jobs easily any more, education technology (EdTech) apps seem to offer a solution. Apurva has signed up with at least three apps for free. They map the profiles of graduates and evaluate their situation in the job market.

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April 14, 2017

#4 Steps to Help Students Select the Right Graduation Course

Graduation is the time where you take the first step towards your career. Now that your school days are over and you are wondering about what course to take up for your graduation, here is a 4-step guide to help you make the right choice.

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March 30, 2017

Students think out of the box, shun science as career option

Breaking away from an age-old trend, city students appear to be increasingly shunning science-related streams as a career choice. At least that's what the findings of a latest survey , conducted by a career guidance firm, reveals. According to its data, almost 69 per cent students indicated that non-science streams have higher scope.

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March 21, 2017

Generation Z prefers careers outside science: Survey

Science streams appear to be falling out of favour as a career choice among next generation employees in the city. A survey of 10,000 students from CBSE, ICSE and state board schools in Chennai showed that 60% of students felt that a non-science stream offered more scope.

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February 28, 2017

Class 9 and 10 students want passionate jobs, not fat salary: Study

Next generation employees will find jobs for passion and not salary. A survey conducted on 6,000 students studying in class 9 and 10 across 102 schools in Bengaluru revealed that 63% of the students were more interested in finding a job that matched their interest than finding one which paid a fatter income.

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Chennai | January 25, 2017

Forging new career paths

The finale of the Great Indian Career Challenge (GICC), a career quiz for high school students, was held at Vidyodaya Girls Higher Secondary School on Tuesday.

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Chennai | January 25, 2017

600 Chennai Students take part in career quiz

Around 600 students, teachers and parents from across the city participated in the finals of 'career quiz' on Tuesday.

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Chennai | January 26, 2017

Career Quiz for kids.

The Great Indian Career Challenge (GICC), India's first career quiz for high school children was conducted by lodestar, a career guidance company held at grand finale of its first edition in Chennai, at Vidyodaya Girls Higher Secondary School, T Nagar.

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February 11, 2016

Evaluating and arriving at an ideal career choice

Choosing the right career path is one of the most crucial decisions that needs to be made jointly by both the child and the parents. You cannot leave your child's future to luck, chance, or destiny. Children constantly need career guidance and support to explore the best options and choose the right path.

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February 21, 2016

Find of the DAY: Lodestar App

The Lodestar App expands the horizon of such parents by offering researched information on above topics. The app offers them a glimpse into the world of jobs across industries, along with the dos and don'ts for career planning. It helps them assess their career awareness quotient, test how well they know their child's true interests, and helps them find a college on the basis of these parameters.

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Hyderabad | January 22, 2017

Lodestar conducts India's First Career Quiz, 'The Great Indian Career Challenge' for High School Students in Hyderabad

The Great Indian Career Challenge (GICC), India's first Career Quiz for high school children conducted by Lodestar - a successful Career Guidance Company held its grand finale of its first edition in Hyderabad at Sri Satya Sai Nigamagamam. About 700 students, teachers and parents from all over Hyderabad participated in the grand finale of GICC on Jan 22nd, 2017.

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Chennai | January 25, 2017

600 Chennai students take part in career quiz

The 'Great Indian Career Challenge' in its first edition, was organised by Lodestar at Vidodaya Girls school. Around 15,000 participated in its preliminary rounds, sought to bring awareness to the wide range of career options that are available in the job market, for the students.

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Hyderabad | January 23, 2017

Lodestar holds India's first career quiz in City.

The Great Indian Career Challenge (GICC), India's first Career Quiz for high school children conducted by Lodestar held its grand finale of its first edition in Hyderabad at Satya Sai Nigamagamam.

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Hyderabad | January 22, 2017

Lodestar conducts India's First Career Quiz, 'The Great Indian Career Challenge' for High School Students in Hyderabad

The Great Indian Career Challenge (GICC), India's first Career Quiz for high school children conducted by Lodestar - a successful Career Guidance Company held its grand finale of its first edition in Hyderabad at Sri Satya Sai Nigamagamam.

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Hyderabad | January 22, 2017

Lodestar conducts India's First Career Quiz, 'The Great Indian Career Challenge' for High School Students in Hyderabad

The Great Indian Career Challenge (GICC), India's first Career Quiz for high school children conducted by Lodestar - a successful Career Guidance Company held its grand finale of its first edition in Hyderabad at Sri Satya Sai Nigamagamam.

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Hyderabad | January 22, 2017

Lodestar conducts India's First Career Quiz, 'The Great Indian Career Challenge' for High School Students in Hyderabad

The prelim rounds for GICC kicked-off in the month of November and December and were organized at their respective schools. It had an interesting participation of 90 high-schools and 15,000 high-school students.

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Hyderabad | January 22, 2017

Meridian School students win Career Challenge quiz

The Great Indian Career Challenge (GICC), India's first Career Quiz for high school children conducted by Lodestar – a successful Career Guidance Company held its grand finale of its first edition at Sri Satya Sai Nigamagamam in Hyderabad on Sunday. About 700 students, teachers and parents from all over Hyderabad participated in the event.

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Hyderabad | January 22, 2017

Lodestar conducts India's First Career Quiz, 'The Great Indian Career Challenge' for High School Students in Hyderabad

The Great Indian Career Challenge (GICC), India's first Career Quiz for high school children conducted by Lodestar - a successful Career Guidance Company held its grand finale of its first edition in Hyderabad at Sri Satya Sai Nigamagamam.

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Hyderabad | January 22, 2017

Lodestar conducts India's First Career Quiz, 'The Great Indian Career Challenge' for High School Students in Hyderabad

The most challenging career quiz that witnessed a great participation from top educational institutions to small schools was triumphed by Siddharth Jogarrat and Anirban Aly Mandal from Meridian School for Boys and Girls - Banjara Hills. The runners up were Ritwik Saharan and Gurleen Kaur Chauhan from Gitanjali Senior School - Begumpet. All the winners grabbed the total cash prize of Rs 60,000.

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Chennai | January 25, 2017

Vaels International School students shine

Varsha Senthil and Omeesha Krishnan of Vaels International School won the Great Indian Career Challenge (GICC), India's first career quiz for high school children conducted by Lodestar.

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Chennai | January 24, 2017

Lodestar conducts India's First Career Quiz, 'The Great Indian Career Challenge' for High School Students in Chennai

The Great Indian Career Challenge (GICC), India's first Career Quiz for high school children conducted by Lodestar - a successful Career Guidance Companyheld its grand finale of its first edition

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Chennai | January 26, 2017

Great Indian Career challenge' for high school students

The Great Indian Career Challenge (GICC), India's first career quiz for high school children was conducted by lodestar, a career guidance company held at grand finale of its first edition in Chennai, at Vidyodaya Girls Higher Secondary School, T Nagar.

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Chennai | January 25, 2017

600 Chennai students take part in career quiz

The 'Great Indian Career Challenge' in its first edition, was organised by Lodestar at Vidodaya Girls school. Around 15,000 participated in its preliminary

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Chennai | January 25, 2017

Lodestar conducts career quiz "GICC" in Chennai

The Great Indian Career Challenge (GICC), India's first Career Quiz for high school children conducted by Lodestar - a successful Career Guidance Company held its grand finale of its first edition in Chennai, at Vidyodaya Girls Higher Secondary School, T Nagar. About 600 students, teachers and parents from all over Chennai participated in the grand finale of GICC.

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Chennai | January 25, 2017

Lodestar conducts India's First Career Quiz, 'The Great Indian Career Challenge' for High School Students in Chennai

The Great Indian Career Challenge (GICC), India's first Career Quiz for high school children conducted by Lodestar – a successful Career Guidance Companyheld its grand finale of its first edition in Chennai, at Vidyodaya Girls Higher Secondary School, T Nagar.About 600 students, teachers and parents from all over Chennai participated in the grand finale of GICC.
The most challenging career quiz that witnessed a great participation from top educational institutions to small schools was triumphed by VarshaSenthil and Omeesha Krishnan from Vaels International School. The runners up were AshwathBhargav and Vibin Sri Balaji from Prince Metriculation Higher Secondary School. All the winners grabbed the total cash prize of Rs 60,000.

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Chennai | January 25, 2017

Lodestar conducts India's First Career Quiz, 'The Great Indian Career Challenge' for High School Students in Chennai

The prelim rounds for GICC kicked-off in the month of November and December and were organized at their respective schools. It had an interesting participation of 80 high-schools and 15,000 high-school students. After the prelims, top 8 students (4 teams of 2 each) from each school were selected to compete in the semifinals and then top 6 teams from semiswere chosen for the grand finale.

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