From a Student's perspective

These resources support students who want to learn Decision Skills and get more of what they want.

What's this all about?

Decision Focus

The core principles of Decision Skills can be learned from the Decision Focus video series. The animated videos average about 3 minutes and are appropriate and valuable for students and adults.

Video 1 on the Decision Chain and video 2 on Decision Traps provide a solid overview of topics that are explored in more depth in the 12 videos.

DEF Decision Chain poster includes the most important questions to ask yourself.

Conversations for Clarity

This tool guides you through a process that applies the Decision Chain. As a simple first pass that structures your thinking to improve your decision, it provides a practical summary and useful tool that brings the concepts and value together for students and adults.

An animated video explains how to use the  tool and mirrors the content in the worked example.

Decision Academy

You've received your acceptance letters. How will you choose which school to attend? We'll bring clarity to your decision making process.Use our interactive tool to get more of what you truly want!

Online Course

Why settle for less when you can learn how to get more of what you want by making better decisions? ​In this course, you'll learn the basic elements and process of making quality decisions.

Sound reasoning is about balancing head and heart.

Decision Skills Make a Difference in Students' Lives

Students share how Decision Skills make a difference in their lives. In this video, Isabella shares how she applied the tools she learned at a summer course at Stanford to her life when she got home.

Like many motivated students, Isabella was over-scheduled and stressed out. She was able to find a solution that worked for her parents, her friends, and for herself.