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?
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.
Decision Focus Video Series
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.
Download the Conversations for Clarity Instructional Kit
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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!
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.
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.
Real Life Examples